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U.S.S. MACON

(CA-132)

BEST DAMNED CRUISER IN THE NAVY!

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CA-132 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1943-Keel Date: 14 JUN 1943
at New York Shipbuilding Corp. Camden NJ
OCT1944-Launch Date: 15 OCT 1944
AUG1945-Commissioned: 26 AUG 1945
FEB1950-FEB1950Decommisioning
OCT1950-OCT1950Re-Commisioned
MAY1953-AUG1953Mediterranean
JUN1953-Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1953 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1953-Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1953 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1953-Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1953 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP1953-JAN1954Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUN1954-AUG1954North Atlantic
SEP1954-DEC1954Mediterranean
MAY1956-AUG1956Midshipman Cruise to Sweden Germany and Cuba
AUG1956-FEB19576th Fleet. Hungarian Crisis Suez War
JUN1957-Shellback Initiation - 26 JUN 1957 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1957-JUL1957South America
JUN1957-Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1957 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP1957-OCT1957Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY1958-JUL1958North Atlantic
DEC1958-MAY1959Mediterranean
JUL1959-JUL1959Operation Inland Seas
FEB1960-Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1960 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1960- Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1960 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1960- Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1960 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP1960-OCT1960North Atlantic
SEP1960-SEP1960Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAR1961-Decommissioned: 10 MAR 1961

CA-132 General Specifications

Class: Baltimore-class cruiser

Complement: 1142 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13600 tons

Length: 674 feet 11 inches

Beam: 70 feet 10 inches

Draft: 20 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 5 July 1973