Guided-Missile Cruiser Albany class

These ships were originally WWII era Baltimore class vessels which were heavily modified with aluminum superstructures and the first operational SAM systems. CG-13 Oregon City and CG-14 Fall River conversions were cancelled

    Derivatives / Succeeded by
US Leahy class 1962
                        US CGN Bainbridge class 1962
                        US Belknap class 1964
                                                US CGN Truxtun class 1967
                                                                        US CGN California class 1974
                                                                                                US CGN Virginia class 1976


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17500full load (tn)
205length (m)
21beam (m)
9draught (m)
32max speed (knots)
120000power (shp)
4Naval Engine boilers
4Naval Engine steam turbines
2Missile Launcher Mk 11 Tartar
2Missile Launcher Mk 12 Talos
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm


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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-58 H-34 01

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USUS NavyCG-10USS Albany19581980
USUS NavyCG-11USS Chicago19581980
USUS NavyCG-12USS Columbus19591975
USUS NavyCG-16Leahy class USS Leahy19621993
USUS NavyCGN-25Bainbridge class USS BainbridgeNJUL19621996
USUS NavyCG-17Leahy class USS Harry E. YarnellNHEY19631993
USUS NavyCG-18Leahy class USS WordenNQRA19631993
USUS NavyCG-19Leahy class USS Dale19631994
USUS NavyCG-21Leahy class USS GridleyNHBJ19631994
USUS NavyCG-22Leahy class USS EnglandNLXZ19631994
USUS NavyCG-23Leahy class USS HalseyNCXF19631994
USUS NavyCG-20Leahy class USS Richmond K. TurnerNRKT19641995
USUS NavyCG-24Leahy class USS ReevesNIEM19641993
USUS NavyCG-26Belknap class USS Belknap19641995
USUS NavyCG-27Belknap class USS Josephus Daniels19651994
USUS NavyCG-28Belknap class USS WainwrightNGHX19661993
USUS NavyCG-29Belknap class USS JouettNZTV19661994
USUS NavyCG-32Belknap class USS William H. StandleyNWHS19661994
USUS NavyCG-33Belknap class USS FoxNFOX19661994
USUS NavyCG-30Belknap class USS HorneNBXW19671994
USUS NavyCG-31Belknap class USS SterettNUKJ19671994
USUS NavyCG-34Belknap class USS BiddleNMYE19671993
USUS NavyCGN-35Truxtun class USS Truxtun19671995
USUS NavyCGN-36California class USS CaliforniaNKIN19741999
USUS NavyCGN-37California class USS South CarolinaNLVQ19751999
USUS NavyCGN-38Virginia class USS Virginia19761994
USUS NavyCGN-39Virginia class USS TexasNTEX19771993
USUS NavyCGN-40Virginia class USS MississippiNGGD19781997
USUS NavyCGN-41Virginia class USS ArkansasNARK19801998

29 units


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1958-nov-1CommissionedUS CG-10 USS Albany reclassified as CG-10
1958-nov-1RefitUS CG-10 USS Albany as Albany class
1958-nov-1CommissionedUS CG-11 USS Chicago reclassified as CG-11
1959-jul-1RefitUS CG-11 USS Chicago as Albany class
1959-sep-30CommissionedUS CG-12 USS Columbus reclassified as CG-12
1962-nov-3US CG-10 USS Albany refit ended
1964-may-2US CG-11 USS Chicago refit ended
1967-mar-1RefitUS CG-10 USS Albany at Boston Naval Shipyard
1968-nov-9US CG-10 USS Albany refit ended
1975-jan-31DecommissionedUS CG-12 USS Columbus
1976US CG-10 USS Albany flagship of the 6th Fleet
1976-aug-9StruckUS CG-12 USS Columbus
1977-oct-3Fate: scrappedUS CG-12 USS Columbus Port Newark, NJ
1980-mar-1DecommissionedUS CG-11 USS Chicago
1980-aug-29DecommissionedUS CG-10 USS Albany
1984-jan-31StruckUS CG-11 USS Chicago
1990Fate: scrappedUS CG-10 USS Albany
1992Fate: scrappedUS CG-11 USS Chicago

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