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U.S.S. BIRMINGHAM

(CL-62)

THE MIGHTY B

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CL-62 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1941-Keel Date: 17 FEB 1941
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
MAR1942-Launch Date: 20 MAR 1942
SEP1942-FEB1946West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1943-Commissioned: 29 JAN 1943
JAN1947-Decommissioned: 2 JAN 1947

CL-62 General Specifications

Class: Cleveland-class cruiser

Complement: 1200 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 10000 tons

Length: 610 feet 1 inches

Beam: 66 feet 4 inches

Draft: 25 feet

Final Disposition: Scrapped 1959