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U.S.S. ASTORIA

(CA-34)

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CA-34 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1930 - Keel Date: 1 SEP 1930
DEC 1933 - Launch Date: 16 DEC 1933
APR 1934 - Commissioned: 28 APR 1934
AUG 1942 - Shellback Initiation - 15 AUG 1942 - Pacific Ocean

CA-34 General Specifications

Complement: 899 officers and enlisted

Displacement: 9950 tons

Length: 588 feet

Beam: 61 feet 9 inches

Draft: 19 feet 5 in

Flank Speed: 32 Knots