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U.S.S. TUSCALOOSA

(CA-37)

BLACK WARRIOR

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CA-37 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1931-Keel Date: 3 SEP 1931
at New York Shipbuilding Co.
NOV1933-Launch Date: 15 NOV 1933
AUG1934-Commissioned: 17 AUG 1934
OCT1942-DEC1945Philippine Liberation
AUG1945-Shellback Initiation - 8 AUG 1945 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1946-Decommissioned: 13 FEB 1946

CA-37 General Specifications

Class: New Orleans-class heavy cruiser

Named for: Tuscaloosa

Complement: 708 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9975 tons

Length: 574 feet

Beam: 61 feet 9 inches

Flank Speed: 32 Knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1959