U.S.S. MANCHESTER

(CL-83)

MIGHTY MAN

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CL-83 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1944 - Keel Date: 25 SEP 1944
at Bethlehem Steel Corporation
MAR 1946 - Launch Date: 5 MAR 1946
OCT 1946 - Commissioned: 29 OCT 1946
AUG 1951 - JUN 1953 SHELL BACK
APR 1955 - JAN 1956 West Pac
JUN 1956 - Decommissioned: 27 JUN 1956

CL-83 General Specifications

Class: Cleveland-class cruiser

Complement: 992 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 10000 tons

Length: 610 feet 1 inches

Beam: 66 feet 4 inches

Draft: 25 feet

Final Disposition: Scrapped 1960