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U.S.S. HOUSTON

(CA-30)

GALLOPING GHOST OF THE JAVA COAST

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CA-30 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CA-30 Shellback Initiation Add a CA-30 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1928 - Keel Date: 1 MAY 1928
SEP 1929 - Launch Date: 7 SEP 1929
JUN 1930 - Commissioned: 17 JUN 1930
FEB 1941 - FEB 1942 Asiatic Fleet

CA-30 General Specifications

Complement: 1020 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9050 tons

Length: 569 feet

Beam: 66 feet 1 inches

Draft: 16 feet 4 in

Flank Speed: 33 kn

Final Disposition: Sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait 1 March 1942