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USS BOISE

(CL-47)

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CL-47 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CL-47 Shellback Initiation Add a CL-47 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1935 Keel Date: 1 APR 1935
DEC 1936 Launch Date: 3 DEC 1936
AUG 1938 Commissioned: 12 AUG 1938
NOV 1941 - DEC 1941 Hawaii - One month before the Japanese attack, 5NOV41
DEC 1941 - DEC 1941 8DEC41-MidPacific; past Intl. Date Line as PH attack is underway
OCT 1942 - OCT 1942 Battle of Cape Esperance - Guadalcanal
JUL 1943 - AUG 1943 Sicilian Occupation
SEP 1943 - SEP 1943 Salerno Landings
DEC 1943 - JUL 1944 Eastern New Guinea Operation
FEB 1944 - FEB 1944 Bataan-Corregidor Operation
APR 1944 - JUN 1944 Hollandia Operation
MAY 1944 - JUN 1944 Biak Island Operation
MAY 1944 - JUN 1944 Toem-Wakde-Sarmi Area Operation
JUL 1944 - JUL 1944 Noemfoor Island Operation
JUL 1944 - AUG 1944 Cape Sansapor Operation
SEP 1944 - JAN 1945 Morotai Landings
OCT 1944 - OCT 1944 Battle of Surigao Strait
OCT 1944 - NOV 1944 Leyte Landings
DEC 1944 - DEC 1944 Mindoro Landings
JAN 1945 - JAN 1945 Lingayen Gulf Landing
FEB 1945 - FEB 1945 Mariveles-Corregidor
APR 1945 - MAY 1945 Tarakan Island Operation
JUN 1945 - JUL 1945 Balakpapan Operation
JUN 1945 - JUL 1945 Brunei Bay Operation
JUL 1946 Decommissioned: 1 JUL 1946

CL-47 General Specifications

Complement: 868 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9700 tons

Length: 608 feet 4 inches

Beam: 61 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet

Flank Speed: 33 Knots