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  • 1959    


    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)

    Specifications

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    1120crew
    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)

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar


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    List of Ships

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    USUS NavyCLG-6USS Providence19591973
    USUS NavyCLG-7USS Springfield19601974
    USUS NavyCLG-8USS Topeka19601969



    3 units


    Events

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    1957-mayRefitUS CLG-8 USS Topeka as Providence class
    1957-junRefitUS CLG-6 USS Providence as Providence class
    1959-sep-17CommissionedUS CLG-6 USS Providence
    1960-mar-26CommissionedUS CLG-8 USS Topeka
    1960-jul-2CommissionedUS CLG-7 USS Springfield as Providence class
    1969-may-5DecommissionedUS CLG-8 USS Topeka
    1973-aug-31DecommissionedUS CLG-6 USS Providence
    1973-dec-1StruckUS CLG-8 USS Topeka
    1974-may-15DecommissionedUS CLG-7 USS Springfield
    1975Fate: scrappedUS CLG-8 USS Topeka
    1978-sep-30StruckUS CLG-6 USS Providence
    1980-jul-15Fate: scrappedUS CLG-6 USS Providence
    1980-jul-31StruckUS CLG-7 USS Springfield






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