US Providence class

US Cleveland class

Guided-Missile Cruiser


Guided-Missile Cruiser Providence class

Originally built as Cleveland class light cruisers (CL) during WWII were fitted with a Terrier SAM launcher and reclassified as guided light cruisers (CLG)


15000full load (tn)
185length (m)
19.50beam (m)
7draught (m)
32max speed (knots)
100000power (shp)

4Naval Engine boilers
4Naval Engine steam turbines

1Missile Launcher Mk 10 Terrier

1Naval Gun Mark 16 6 inch (triple 152mm)
1Naval Gun Mark 28 5/38 inch (twin 127mm)

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Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar

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19591973USUS NavyCLG-6USS Providence
19601974USUS NavyCLG-7USS Springfield
19601969USUS NavyCLG-8USS Topeka

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1957-mayRefitRefit US CLG-8 USS Topeka as Providence class
1957-junRefitRefit US CLG-6 USS Providence as Providence class
1959-sep-17CommissionedCommissioned US CLG-6 USS Providence
1960-mar-26CommissionedCommissioned US CLG-8 USS Topeka
1960-jul-02CommissionedCommissioned US CLG-7 USS Springfield as Providence class
1965-mar-25 US CLG-7 USS Springfield I served as a Hospital Corpsman Seaman then 3ed Class HM/3 spiralizing in Radiography from March of 1965 to February 1967. Our Chef Peddy Officer was Master Chef Robert Hoke
1969-may-05DecommissionedDecommissioned US CLG-8 USS Topeka
1973-aug-31DecommissionedDecommissioned US CLG-6 USS Providence
1973-dec-01StruckStruck US CLG-8 USS Topeka
1974-may-15DecommissionedDecommissioned US CLG-7 USS Springfield
1975Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US CLG-8 USS Topeka
1978-sep-30StruckStruck US CLG-6 USS Providence
1980-jul-15Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US CLG-6 USS Providence
1980-jul-31StruckStruck US CLG-7 USS Springfield

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