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U.S.S. TUCSON

(CL-98)

MIGHTY NINETY EIGHT

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CL-98 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CL-98 Shellback Initiation Add a CL-98 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 23 DEC 1942
at Bethlehem Steel Corporation
SEP 1944 - Launch Date: 3 SEP 1944
FEB 1945 - Commissioned: 3 FEB 1945
FEB 1945 - OCT 1945 West Pac
JUN 1949 - Decommissioned: 11 JUN 1949

CL-98 General Specifications

Class: Atlanta-class cruiser

Complement: 61 Officers and 612 Enlisted

Displacement: 6000 tons

Length: 541 feet 6 inches

Beam: 53 feet 2 inches

Draft: 20 feet

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1971