CAG-2 USS Canberra

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1943 to 1947 - Baltimore class CA-70 USS Canberra    



1956 to 1970    


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See Also: C Baltimore class CA-70


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History of US Baltimore class CA-70 USS Canberra

1940-jul-1Orderedas Baltimore class
1941-sep-3Laid down
1943-apr-19Launched
1943-oct-14Commissioned
1947-mar-7Decommissionedto reserve
1952-jan-4Fate: transferedreclassified as CAG-2

History of US CAG-2 USS Canberra

1952-may-30Refitas Boston class
1956-jun-15Commissioned
1957-jun-8Port VisitLynnhaven Roads International Fleet Review, Virginia 1957 in Virginia for International Naval Review
1970-feb-2Decommissioned
1978-jul-31Struck
1980-jul-31Fate: scrapped

Specifications

   

    from Boston class
1142crew
13600full load (tn)
205length (m)
21beam (m)
8draught (m)
33max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine boilers
4Naval Engine steam turbines
2Missile Launcher Mk 10 Terrier
2Naval Gun Mark 15 8 inch (triple 203mm)
5Naval Gun Mark 28 5/38 inch (twin 127mm)

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
No Landing platform




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