Wichita class heavy cruiser (USN, CA-45)

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Wichita class heavy cruiser

specifications

Displacement: 10,589t standard, 13,015t full load
Dimensions: 182.88m wl, 185.42m oa × 18.82m × 7.24m
Machinery: 4-shaft Parsons turbines, 8 Babcock & Wilcox boilers, 100,000shp = 33kts. Oil 1323-1984t, range 10,000nm at 15kts
Armour: Belt 6in-4in on 0.63in STS, deck 2.25in, barbettes 7in, turrets 8in face, 2.75in roof, 3.75in side, 1.5in rear, CT 6in with 2.25in roof
Armament: 9-8in/55 (3 triples), 8-5in/38 (4 twins), 8-0.5in (8 singles), 4 aircraft
Complement: 929

unit

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
CA-45 Wichita Philadelphia NYd / New York SB 28 Oct 1935 16 Nov 1937 16 Feb 1939 Nov 1959 BU