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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