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U.S.S. PHILADELPHIA

(CL-41)

Galloping Ghost of the Sicily Coast

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CL-41 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1935 - Keel Date: 28 MAY 1935
NOV 1936 - Launch Date: 17 NOV 1936
SEP 1937 - Commissioned: 23 SEP 1937
JAN 1942 - AUG 1944 Mediterranean
FEB 1947 - Decommissioned: 3 FEB 1947

CL-41 General Specifications

Class: Brooklyn class light cruiser

Named for: Philadelphia

Complement: 868 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9700 tons

Length: 608 feet 4 inches

Beam: 61 feet 9 inches

Flank Speed: 32 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Brazil in 1951