Guided-Missile Cruiser Galveston class

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


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15200full load (tn)
186length (m)
20beam (m)
7.60draught (m)
32max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine boilers
4Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher Mk 12 Talos
2Naval 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
US United States Naval Aviation Kaman Seasprite 01

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USUS NavyCLG-3USS Galveston19581970
USUS NavyCLG-4USS Little Rock19601976
USUS NavyCLG-5USS Oklahoma City19601979

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1957-may-23US CLG-3 USS Galveston reclassified as CLG-3
1957-junRefitUS CLG-4 USS Little Rock to 1960 as Galveston class
1957-junRefitUS CLG-5 USS Oklahoma City as Galveston class
1958-may-28CommissionedUS CLG-3 USS Galveston as Galveston class
1960-jun-3CommissionedUS CLG-4 USS Little Rock
1960-sep-7CommissionedUS CLG-5 USS Oklahoma City
1969US CLG-4 USS Little Rock Sixth Fleet flagship
1969AircraftUS CLG-4 USS Little Rock asg UH-2A 147980
1970-mayDecommissionedUS CLG-3 USS Galveston
1973-dec-21StruckUS CLG-3 USS Galveston
1975-mayFate: scrappedUS CLG-3 USS Galveston
1976-octDecommissionedUS CLG-4 USS Little Rock
1976-nov-22StruckUS CLG-4 USS Little Rock
1977Fate: museumUS CLG-4 USS Little Rock Buffalo and Erie County Naval Military Park, Buffalo, New York
1979-dec-15DecommissionedUS CLG-5 USS Oklahoma City
1999Fate: sunkUS CLG-5 USS Oklahoma City as a target by South Korean submarine Lee Chun

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