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U.S.S. WILKES-BARRE

(CL-103)

WILLIE BEE

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CL-103 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1942-JAN1945Commisioning
DEC1942-JAN1945Inchon Landing
DEC1942-Keel Date: 14 DEC 1942
at New York Shipbuilding Corp.
DEC1943-Launch Date: 24 DEC 1943
JUL1944-Commissioned: 1 JUL 1944
OCT1947-Decommissioned: 9 OCT 1947

CL-103 General Specifications

Class: Cleveland-class cruiser

Complement: 992 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 10000 tons

Length: 610 feet 1 inches

Beam: 66 feet 6 inches

Draft: 20 feet

Final Disposition: Sunk in testing 1972