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U.S.S. BILOXI

(CL-80)

BUSY B

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CL-80 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CL-80 Shellback Initiation Add a CL-80 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1941 - Keel Date: 9 JUL 1941
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
DEC 1941 - JAN 1942 Sea Trials
FEB 1943 - Launch Date: 23 FEB 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 31 AUG 1943
MAR 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 4 MAR 1944 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1946 - Decommissioned: 29 AUG 1946

CL-80 General Specifications

Class: Cleveland-class cruiser

Named for: Biloxi

Complement: 70 Officers and 1115 Enlisted

Displacement: 10000 tons

Length: 610 feet 1 inches

Beam: 66 feet 4 inches

Flank Speed: 33 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped 1962