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U.S.S. SAVANNAH

(CL-42)


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CL-42 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1934-Keel Date: 31 MAY 1934
MAY1937-Launch Date: 8 MAY 1937
MAR1938-Commissioned: 10 MAR 1938
MAR1941-Shellback Initiation - 7 MAR 1941 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1941-Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1941 - Atlantic Ocean
NOV1942-DEC1942African Invasion at Rabat
MAY1943-DEC1943North Atlantic
FEB1947-Decommissioned: 3 FEB 1947

CL-42 General Specifications

Class: Brooklyn-class light cruiser

Named for: Savannah

Complement: 868 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9475 tons

Length: 608 feet

Beam: 69 feet

Flank Speed: 32 kn

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1966