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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)


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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

    3 units


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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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