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U.S.S. CHESTER

(CA-27)


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CA-27 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1929-Launch Date: 3 JUL 1929
JUN1930-Commissioned: 24 JUN 1930
DEC1941-JAN1942Middle Pacific
JAN1942-JAN1945Middle Pacific
SEP1942-OCT1942Chester was hit by a torpedo on the starboard side amidships o
JAN1943-JUL1943Gilbert Islands
MAY1944-MAY1944Adak Alaska
FEB1945-FEB1945Iwo Jima
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 10 JUN 1946

CA-27 General Specifications

Class: Northampton-class heavy cruiser

Named for: Chester

Complement: 872 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9200 tons

Length: 570 feet

Beam: 66 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 32 kn

Range: 13 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap on 11 August 1959