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U.S.S. TUSCALOOSA

(CA-37)

BLACK WARRIOR

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CA-37 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1931 - Keel Date: 3 SEP 1931
at New York Shipbuilding Co.
NOV 1933 - Launch Date: 15 NOV 1933
AUG 1934 - Commissioned: 17 AUG 1934
OCT 1942 - DEC 1945 Philippine Liberation
AUG 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 8 AUG 1945 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1946 - Decommissioned: 13 FEB 1946

CA-37 General Specifications

Class: New Orleans-class heavy cruiser

Named for: Tuscaloosa

Complement: 708 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9975 tons

Length: 574 feet

Beam: 61 feet 9 inches

Flank Speed: 32 Knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1959