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U.S.S. BALTIMORE

(CA-68)

THE BIG B.

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CA-68 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1941 - Keel Date: 26 MAY 1941
JUL 1942 - Launch Date: 28 JUL 1942
JAN 1943 - JAN 1945 Middle Pacific
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 15 APR 1943
JUL 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 6 JUL 1943 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 15 NOV 1943 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1945 - JAN 1950 Middle Pacific
MAY 1951 - AUG 1955 Mediterranean
NOV 1951 - Recommisioned - 28 November 1951
MAY 1953 - SEP 1953 Mediterranean
MAY 1955 - Shellback Initiation - 9 MAY 1955 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1956 - Decommissioned: 31 MAY 1956

CA-68 General Specifications

Complement: 1142 officers and enlisted

Displacement: 13600 tons

Length: 673 feet 5 inches

Beam: 70 feet 10 inches

Draft: 26 feet 10 in

Flank Speed: 33 knots