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)


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

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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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