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U.S.S. WICHITA

(CA-45)

THE WITCH

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CA-45 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1935-Keel Date: 28 OCT 1935
NOV1937-Launch Date: 16 NOV 1937
FEB1939-Commissioned: 16 FEB 1939
AUG1943-SEP1945Middle Pacific
JUL1945-OCT1945Middle Pacific
FEB1947-Decommissioned: 3 FEB 1947

CA-45 General Specifications

Complement: 929 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 10000 tons

Length: 608 feet 4 inches

Beam: 61 feet 9 inches

Draft: 19 feet 10 in

Flank Speed: 32 Knots