U.S.S. HOUSTON

(CL-81)

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CL-81 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1942 - JAN 1943 West Pac
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 19 JUN 1943
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 20 DEC 1943
DEC 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 19 DEC 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1946 - JUN 1946 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
OCT 1946 - Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1946 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1947 - Decommissioned: 15 DEC 1947

CL-81 General Specifications

Class: Cleveland-class light cruiser

Named for: Houston

Complement: 992 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 10000 tons

Length: 610 feet 1 inches

Draft: 20 feet

Final Disposition: Scrapped