Boston class cruisers (USN, CAG-1)

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Boston class cruisers

specifications

Displacement: 13,589t light; 17,947t full load
Dimensions: 202.4m wl, 205.3m oa x 21.25m x 7.6m
Machinery: 4-shaft geared turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers, 120,000shp = 33kts. Range 7300nm at 20kts. Oil 1448t
Armament: 2 Terrier SAM (2x2, 74 missiles per launcher), 6-8in (2x3), 10-5in (5x2), 8-3in/50 (4x2)
Sensors: Radar SPS-6, SPS-8, SPS-12, CXRX, two SPQ-5 (Mk 25 mod 7 in CAG-1)
Complement: 1544

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
CAG-1 Boston Bethlehem, Quincy 30 Jun 1941 26 Aug 1942 30 Jun 1943 1 Nov 1973 stricken former CA-69
CAG-2 Canberra Bethlehem, Quincy 3 Sept 1941 19 Apr 1943 14 Oct 1943 31 Jul 1978 stricken, BU former CA-70

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