Cleveland class light cruisers (USN, CL-55)

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Cleveland class light cruisers

specifications

Displacement: (Biloxi) 11,744t standard, 14,131t full load
Dimensions: 182.88m wl, 185.95m oa × 20.22m × 7.47m full load
Machinery: 4-shaft General Electric turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers, 100,000shp = 32.5kts. Oil 1507-2100t, range 11,000nm at 15kts
Armour: Belt 5in-3.5in, armoured deck 2in, bulkheads 5in, barbettes 6in, turrets 6.5in face, 3in top, 3in side, 1.5in rear, CT 5in with 2.25in roof
Armament: 12-6in/47 (4 triples), 12-5in/38 (6 twins), 28-40mm (4 quadruples, 6 twins), 10-20mm, 4 aircraft
Complement: 1285

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
CL-55 Cleveland New York SB 1 Jul 1940 1 Nov 1941 15 Jun 1942 Feb 1960 BU
CL-56 Columbia New York SB 19 Aug 1940 17 Dec 1941 29 Jul 1942 1960 BU
CL-57 Montpelier New York SB 2 Dec 1940 12 Feb 1942 9 Sept 1942 1960 BU
CL-58 Denver New York SB 26 Dec 1940 4 Apr 1942 10 Oct 1942 Nov 1960 BU
CL-59 Amsterdam New York SB 1 May 1941 22 Aug 1942 1942 Converted to CVL-22 USS Independence
CL-60 Santa Fe New York SB 7 Jun 1941 10 Jun 1942 24 Nov 1942 1960 BU
CL-61 Tallahassee New York SB 2 Jun 1941 18 Oct 1942 1942 Converted to CVL-23 USS Princeton
CL-62 Birmingham Newport News 17 Feb 1941 20 Mar 1942 29 Jan 1943 Dec 1959 BU
CL-63 Mobile Newport News 14 Apr 1941 15 May 1942 24 Mar 1943 1960 BU
CL-64 Vincennes Bethlehem, Quincy 7 Mar 1942 17 Jul 1943 21 Jan 1944 1966 expended ex-USS Flint
CL-65 Pasadena Bethlehem, Quincy 6 Feb 1943 28 Dec 1943 8 Jun 1944 1 Dec 1970 stricken
CL-66 Springfield Bethlehem, Quincy 13 Feb 1943 9 Mar 1944 9 Sept 1944 31 Jul 1978 sold for BU later CLG-7
CL-67 Topeka Bethlehem, Quincy 21 Apr 1943 19 Aug 1944 23 Dec 1944 1 Dec 1973 stricken later CLG-8
CL-76 New Haven New York SB 11 Aug 1942 6 Nov 1942 1942 Converted to CVL-24 USS Belleau Wood
CL-77 Huntington New York SB 17 Dec 1942 17 Jan 1943 1942 Converted to CVL-25 USS Cowpens
CL-78 Dayton New York SB 29 Dec 1941 28 Feb 1943 1942 Converted to CVL-26 USS Monterey
CL-79 Wilmington New York SB 13 Mar 1942 4 Apr 1943 1942 Converted to CVL-28 USS Cabot
CL-80 Biloxi Newport News 9 Jul 1941 23 Feb 1943 21 Aug 1943 1962 BU
CL-81 Houston Newport News 4 Aug 1941 19 Jun 1943 20 Dec 1943 1960 BU ex-USS Vicksburg
CL-82 Providence Bethlehem, Quincy 27 Jul 1943 28 Dec 1944 15 May 1945 31 Jul 1978 sold for BU later CLG-6
CL-83 Manchester Bethlehem, Quincy 25 Sept 1944 5 Mar 1946 29 Oct 1946 1961 BU
CL-84 Buffalo Federal, Kearny 16 Dec 1940 cancelled
CL-85 Fargo New York SB 11 Apr 1942 22 May 1943 1942 Converted to CVL-27 USS Crown Point,
later Langley
CL-86 Vicksburg Newport News 26 Oct 1942 14 Dec 1943 12 Jun 1944 Sept 1964 BU ex-USS Cheyenne
CL-87 Duluth Newport News 9 Nov 1942 13 Jan 1944 18 Sept 1944 1961 BU
CL-88 Federal, Kearny 16 Dec 1940 cancelled
CL-89 Miami Cramp 2 Aug 1941 12 Aug 1942 28 Dec 1943 1962 BU
CL-90 Astoria Cramp 6 Sept 1941 6 Mar 1943 17 May 1944 1 Nov 1969 stricken ex-USS Wilkes-Barre
CL-91 Oklahoma City Cramp 8 Mar 1942 20 Feb 1944 22 Dec 1944 15 Dec 1979 stricken later CLG-5
CL-92 Little Rock Cramp 6 Mar 1943 27 Aug 1944 17 Jun 1945 22 Nov 1976 stricken later CLG-4
CL-93 Galveston Cramp 20 Feb 1944 22 Apr 1945 25 May 1946 21 Dec 1973 stricken later CLG-3
CL-94 Youngstown Cramp 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CL-99 Buffalo New York SB 31 Aug 1942 1 Aug 1943 1942 Converted to CVL-29 USS Bataan
CL-100 Newark New York SB 26 Oct 1942 26 Sept 1943 1942 Converted to CVL-30 USS Reprisal,
later San Jacinto
CL-101 Amsterdam Newport News 3 Mar 1943 25 Apr 1944 8 Jan 1945 2 Jan 1971 stricken
CL-102 Portsmouth Newport News 28 Jun 1943 20 Sept 1944 25 Jun 1945 1 Dec 1970 stricken
CL-103 Wilkes-Barre New York SB 14 Dec 1942 24 Dec 1943 1 Jul 1944 May 1972 expended
CL-104 Atlanta New York SB 25 Jan 1943 6 Feb 1944 3 Dec 1944 1965 expended
CL-105 Dayton New York SB 8 Mar 1943 19 Mar 1944 7 Jan 1945 1962 BU
CL-106 Fargo New York SB 23 Aug 1943 25 Mar 1945 9 Dec 1945 1 Mar 1970 stricken
CL-107 Huntington New York SB 4 Oct 1943 8 Apr 1945 23 Feb 1946 Jun 1962 BU
CL-108 Newark New York SB 17 Jan 1944 14 Dec 1945 1949 Hull BU
CL-109 New Haven New York SB 28 Feb 1944 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CL-110 Buffalo New York SB 2 Apr 1944 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CL-111 Wilmington Cramp 5 Mar 1945 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CL-112 Vallejo New York SB 5 Oct 1944 cancelled
CL-113 Helena New York SB 5 Oct 1944 cancelled
CL-114 Roanoke New York SB 5 Oct 1944 cancelled
CL-115 New York SB 5 Oct 1944 cancelled
CL-116 Tallahassee Newport News 31 Jan 1944 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CL-117 Cheyenne Newport News 29 May 1944 12 Aug 1945 cancelled
CL-118 Chattanooga Newport News 9 Oct 1944 12 Aug 1945 cancelled

reference