Originally Posted by godofthunder9010
The Yamato was a monster and shouldn't be left out of any discussion about the most amazing Battleships of all time. It had its flaws, but its the only Battleship that stood a decent chance in a one to one fight with one of the Iowa Class Battleships.
The HMS Dreadnaught, CSS Virginia (Merimack) also deserve significant praise.
Both the Monitor and the Virginia were major steps forward in warship design so I agree they deserve a mention