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U.S.S. OMAHA

(CL-4)

THE GALLOPING GHOST
OF THE EAST COAST

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CL-4 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CL-4 Shellback Initiation Add a CL-4 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1918-Keel Date: 6 DEC 1918
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
DEC1920-Launch Date: 14 DEC 1920
FEB1923-Commissioned: 24 FEB 1923
JUL1941-Shellback Initiation - 23 JUL 1941 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC1941-DEC1941Caribbean
DEC1941-JAN1942Guantanamo Bay
NOV1945-Decommissioned: 1 NOV 1945

CL-4 General Specifications

Class: Omaha-class light cruiser

Named for: Omaha

Complement: 458 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7050 tons

Length: 556 feet 6 inches

Beam: 55 feet 4 inches

Flank Speed: 34 Knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped in February 1946