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U.S.S. SAVANNAH

(CL-42)

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CL-42 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1934 - Keel Date: 31 MAY 1934
MAY 1937 - Launch Date: 8 MAY 1937
MAR 1938 - Commissioned: 10 MAR 1938
MAR 1941 - Shellback Initiation - 7 MAR 1941 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1941 - Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1941 - Atlantic Ocean
NOV 1942 - DEC 1942 African Invasion at Rabat
MAY 1943 - DEC 1943 North Atlantic
FEB 1947 - Decommissioned: 3 FEB 1947

CL-42 General Specifications

Class: Brooklyn-class light cruiser

Named for: Savannah

Complement: 868 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9475 tons

Length: 608 feet

Beam: 69 feet

Flank Speed: 32 kn

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1966