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U.S.S. WORCESTER

(CL-144)

THE WANDERING WO

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CL-144 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1945 - Keel Date: 29 JAN 1945
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden NJ
FEB 1947 - Launch Date: 4 FEB 1947
JUN 1948 - Commissioned: 26 JUN 1948
APR 1950 - NOV 1950 Circumnavigation
JUL 1950 - NOV 1950 Korean War
MAR 1952 - SEP 1952 Mediterranean
JUL 1953 - FEB 1954 Mediterranean
SEP 1953 - OCT 1953 Operation Mariner- North Atlantic
JAN 1955 - JAN 1958 Mediterranean
MAY 1955 - SEP 1955 Mediterranean
FEB 1956 - SEP 1956 Middle Pacific
DEC 1958 - Decommissioned: 19 DEC 1958

CL-144 General Specifications

Class: Worcester-class light cruiser

Complement: 1401 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 14700 tons

Length: 680 feet

Beam: 71 feet

Draft: 26 feet

Range: 8 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 5 July 1972