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U.S.S. NASHVILLE

(CL-43)

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CL-43 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1935 - Keel Date: 24 JAN 1935
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden NJ
OCT 1937 - Launch Date: 2 OCT 1937
JUN 1938 - Commissioned: 6 JUN 1938
MAY 1942 - AUG 1942 Alaska
DEC 1942 - Shellback Initiation - 20 DEC 1942 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY 1945 - JAN 1947 West Pac
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 24 JUN 1946

CL-43 General Specifications

Class: Brooklyn class light cruiser

Named for: Nashville

Complement: 868 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9475 tons

Length: 608 feet 4 inches

Beam: 61 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 32 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Chile 9 January 1951