Atlanta class light cruisers (USN, CL-51)

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Atlanta class light cruisers

specifications

Displacement: (Atlanta) 6718t standard, 8340t full load
Dimensions: 161.55m wl, 165.05m oa × 16.21m × 6.25m
Machinery: 2-shaft Westinghouse turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers, 75,000shp = 32.5kts. Oil 1360t, range 8500nm at 15kts
Armour: Belt and bulkheads 3.75in, armour deck 1.25in, gunhouses 1.25in, deck over magazines (underwater) 1.25in
Armament: 16-5in/38 (8 twins), 16-1.1in (4 quadruples), 16-40mm (8 twins), 8-20mm, 8-21in torpedo tubes (2 quadruples)
Complement: 623

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
CL-51 Atlanta Federal, Kearny 22 Apr 1940 6 Sept 1941 24 Dec 1941 13 Nov 1942 sunk
CL-52 Juneau Federal, Kearny 27 May 1940 25 Oct 1941 14 Feb 1942 13 Nov 1942 sunk
CL-53 San Diego Bethlehem, Quincy 27 Mar 1940 26 Jul 1941 10 Jan 1942 Dec 1960 BU
CL-54 San Juan Bethlehem, Quincy 15 May 1940 6 Sept 1941 28 Feb 1942 1962 BU
CL-95 Oakland Bethlehem, San Francisco 13 Jul 1941 23 Oct 1942 17 Jul 1943 1962 BU
CL-96 Reno Bethlehem, San Francisco 12 Aug 1941 23 Dec 1942 28 Dec 1943 1962 BU
CL-97 Flint Bethlehem, San Francisco 23 Oct 1942 25 Jan 1944 31 Aug 1944 1966 BU ex-USS Spokane
CL-98 Tucson Bethlehem, San Francisco 23 Nov 1942 3 Sept 1944 3 Feb 1945 1966 Stricken
CL-119 Juneau Federal, Kearny 15 Sept 1944 15 Jul 1945 15 Feb 1946 Mar 1961 BU
CL-120 Spokane Federal, Kearny 15 Nov 1944 22 Sept 1945 17 May 1946 17 May 1973 sold for BU
CL-121 Fresno Federal, Kearny 12 Feb 1945 5 Mar 1946 27 Nov 1946 1966 BU