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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
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 14 JUN 1943
at New York Shipbuilding Corp. Camden NJ
OCT 1944 - Launch Date: 15 OCT 1944
AUG 1945 - Commissioned: 26 AUG 1945
FEB 1950 - FEB 1950 Decommisioning
OCT 1950 - OCT 1950 Re-Commisioned
MAY 1953 - AUG 1953 Mediterranean
JUN 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1953 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1953 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1953 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP 1953 - JAN 1954 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUN 1954 - AUG 1954 North Atlantic
SEP 1954 - DEC 1954 Mediterranean
MAY 1956 - AUG 1956 Midshipman Cruise to Sweden Germany and Cuba
AUG 1956 - FEB 1957 6th Fleet. Hungarian Crisis Suez War
JUN 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 26 JUN 1957 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1957 - JUL 1957 South America
JUN 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1957 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP 1957 - OCT 1957 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY 1958 - JUL 1958 North Atlantic
DEC 1958 - MAY 1959 Mediterranean
JUL 1959 - JUL 1959 Operation Inland Seas
FEB 1960 - Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1960 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB 1960 - Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1960 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB 1960 - Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1960 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP 1960 - OCT 1960 North Atlantic
SEP 1960 - SEP 1960 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAR 1961 - 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