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U.S.S. SAN DIEGO

(CL-53)

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CL-53 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1940 - Keel Date: 27 MAR 1940
at Bethlehem Steel Quincy MA
JUL 1941 - Launch Date: 26 JUL 1941
JAN 1942 - Commissioned: 10 JAN 1942
JAN 1942 - JAN 1945 West Pac
JAN 1942 - JAN 1945 West Pac
JAN 1943 - JAN 1945 Middle Pacific
APR 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 24 APR 1944 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1946 - Decommissioned: 4 NOV 1946

CL-53 General Specifications

Class: Atlanta-class cruiser

Complement: 796 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 6000 tons

Length: 541 feet 8 inches

Beam: 53 feet 3 inches

Draft: 24 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping December 1960