Baltimore class heavy cruisers (USN, CA-68)

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Baltimore class heavy cruisers

specifications

Displacement: (Baltimore) 14,472t standard, 17,031t full load
Dimensions: 202.39m wl, 205.26m oa × 21.59m × 7.32m full load
Machinery: 4-shaft General Electric turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers, 120,000shp = 33kts. Oil 1200-2250t, range 10,000nm at 15kts
Armour: Belt 6in-4in, armour deck 2.5in, barbettes 6.3in, turrets 8in face, 3in roof, 3.75in-2in sides, 1.5in rear, CT 6in with 3in roof, side over magazines (underwater) 3in with 2.5in deck
Armament: 9-8in/55 (3 triples), 12-5in/38 (6 twins), 48-40mm (11 quadruples, 2 twins), 24-20mm, 4 aircraft
Complement: 2039

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
CA-68 Baltimore Bethlehem, Quincy 26 May 1941 28 Jul 1942 15 Apr 1943 15 Feb 1971 stricken
CA-69 Boston Bethlehem, Quincy 30 Jun 1941 26 Aug 1942 30 Jun 1943 1 Nov 1973 stricken later CAG-1
CA-70 Canberra Bethlehem, Quincy 3 Sept 1941 19 Apr 1943 14 Oct 1943 31 Jul 1978 stricken, BU ex-USS Pittsburgh
later CAG-2
CA-71 Quincy Bethlehem, Quincy 9 Oct 1941 23 Jun 1943 15 Dec 1943 1 Oct 1973 stricken ex-USS St. Paul
CA-72 Pittsburgh Bethlehem, Quincy 3 Feb 1943 22 Feb 1944 10 Oct 1944 1 Jul 1973 stricken ex-USS Albany
CA-73 St. Paul Bethlehem, Quincy 3 Feb 1943 16 Sept 1944 17 Feb 1945 31 Jul 1978 sold for BU ex-USS Rochester
CA-74 Columbus Bethlehem, Quincy 28 Jun 1943 30 Nov 1944 8 Jun 1945 9 Aug 1976 stricken, BU later CG-12
CA-75 Helena Bethlehem, Quincy 9 Sept 1943 28 Apr 1945 4 Sept 1945 1 Jan 1974 stricken ex-USS Des Moines
CA-122 Oregon City Bethlehem, Quincy 8 Apr 1944 9 Jun 1945 16 Feb 1946 1 Nov 1970 stricken
CA-123 Albany Bethlehem, Quincy 6 Mar 1944 30 Jun 1945 15 Jun 1946 30 Jun 1985 stricken later CG-10
CA-124 Rochester Bethlehem, Quincy 29 May 1944 28 Aug 1945 20 Dec 1946 1 Oct 1974 stricken
CA-125 Northampton Bethlehem, Quincy 31 Aug 1944 27 Jan 1951 7 Mar 1953 1 Dec 1977 stricken later CLC-1
CA-126 Cambridge Bethlehem, Quincy 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CA-127 Bridgeport Bethlehem, Quincy 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CA-128 Kansas City Bethlehem, Quincy 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CA-129 Tulsa Bethlehem, Quincy 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CA-130 Bremerton New York SB 1 Feb 1943 2 Jul 1944 29 Apr 1945 1 Oct 1973 stricken
CA-131 Fall River New York SB 12 Apr 1943 13 Aug 1944 1 Jul 1945 9 Feb 1971 stricken
CA-132 Macon New York SB 14 Jun 1943 15 Oct 1944 26 Aug 1945 1 Nov 1969 stricken
CA-133 Toledo New ork SB 13 Sept 1943 6 May 1945 27 Oct 1946 1 Jan 1974 stricken
CA-135 Los Angeles Philadelphia NYd 28 Jul 1943 20 Aug 1944 22 Jul 1945 1 Jan 1974 stricken
CA-136 Chicago Philadelphia NYd 28 Jul 1943 20 Aug 1944 10 Jan 1945 31 Jan 1984 stricken later CG-11
CA-137 Norfolk Philadelphia NYd 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CA-138 Scranton Philadelphia NYd 12 Aug 1945 cancelled

reference