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U.S.S. MINNEAPOLIS

(CA-36)


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CA-36 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1931-Keel Date: 27 JUN 1931
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
SEP1933-Launch Date: 6 SEP 1933
MAY1934-Commissioned: 19 MAY 1934
DEC1941-20 miles outside Pearl Harbor - 7 DEC 1941
MAY1942-Battle of the Coral Sea
JUN1942-Midway - 5 JUN 1942
SEP1942-SEP1942Guadalcanal - 19 SEP 1942
APR1943-Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1943 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1943-SEP1945Middle Pacific
NOV1943- Shellback Initiation - 15 NOV 1943 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1945-APR1946Middle Pacific
FEB1947-Decommissioned: 10 FEB 1947

CA-36 General Specifications

Named for: Minneapolis

Complement: 708 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9950 tons

Length: 574 feet

Beam: 61 feet 9 inches

Draft: 19 feet 5 in

Final Disposition: Scrapped 14 August 1959