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1. US retains: USS Iowa (class leader); USS New Jersey; USS Wisconsin; USS Missouri. USS North Carolina, USS Alabama, USS Massachuetts, and the USS Texas. The USS Texas is the only known Dreadnaught still afloat. 2. Japan retains: IJN Mikasa, a 12" gunned Pre-Dreadnaught veteran from the Russian-Japanese War in 1904-1905 (Battle of Tsushima specifically). Mikasa is the only known PRE-Dreadnaught still in existance. Russia retains the Battle of Tsushima veteran, their Imperial Cruiser AURORA, still afloat. And the US still has Admiral Dewey's flagship, the USN Cruiser USS Olympia (Spanish-American War 1898), still afloat.

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