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  • 1958    

    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 US Navy 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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