New Orleans class heavy cruisers (USN, CA-32)

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New Orleans class heavy cruisers

specifications

Displacement: (New Orleans) 10,136t standard, 12,463t full load
Dimensions: 176.18m wl, 179.22m oa × 18.82m × 6.93m full load
Machinery: 4-shaft Westinghouse turbines, 8 Babcock & Wilcox boilers, 107,000shp = 32.7kts. Oil 1241-1861t, range 10,000nm at 15kts
Armour: Belt 5in-3.25in on 0.75in STS with 2.25in deck over machinery, 4in-3in side and 2.25in deck over magazine, barbettes 5in (6in in CA37, 38. 5.5in in CA39, 44), turrets 6in face, 2.25in roof, 1.5in side
Armament: 9-8in/55 (3 triples), 8-5in/25 (8 singles), 8-0.5in (8 singles), 4 aircraft
Complement: 868

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
CA-32 New Orleans New York NYd 14 Mar 1931 12 Apr 1933 18 Apr 1934 Oct 1959 BU
CA-34 Astoria Puget Sound NYd 1 Sept 1930 16 Dec 1933 1 Jun 1934 9 Aug 1942 sunk
CA-36 Minneapolis Philadelphia NYd 27 Jun 1931 6 Sept 1933 20 Jun 1934 Jul 1960 BU
CA-37 Tuscaloosa New York SB 3 Sept 1931 15 Nov 1933 17 Aug 1934 Jul 1959 BU
CA-38 San Francisco Mare Island NYd 9 Sept 1931 9 Mar 1933 23 Apr 1934 May 1961 BU
CA-39 Quincy Bethlehem, Quincy 15 Nov 1933 19 Jun 1935 9 Jun 1936 9 Aug 1942 sunk
CA-44 Vincennes Bethlehem, Quincy 2 Jan 1934 21 May 1936 24 Feb 1937 9 Aug 1942 sunk