To take aim from such an altitude is impossible, especially at a rapidly moving target such as a battle-cruiser.
On the occasion of the Heligoland fight, one paper announced in large print that the British battle-cruiser Lion had been sunk.
The battle-cruiser is a hybrid and, as this war has proved, a most useful war-vessel.
The silk, somehow, seemed strangely out of place in the gun-turret of a battle-cruiser.
Later, the Suffolk's place was taken by the battle-cruiser, Queen Mary.
The hundred and twenty thousand horse-power steam turbines of the battle-cruiser quickened their rhythmic throb.
It remains to consider the function of the battle-cruiser in the line of battle.
Slowly the battle-cruiser threaded her way through the deep water marked but by buoys into the inner harbour.
We were then closely engaged with three German ships—a battle-cruiser and two light cruisers.
We heard in the distance several shots fired, presumably by the battle-cruiser which was our escort.