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U.S.S. DETROIT

(CL-8)

THE DIRTY D

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CL-8 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1922-Launch Date: 29 JUN 1922
JUL1923-Commissioned: 31 JUL 1923
DEC1941-DEC1941Pearl Harbor
SEP1945-SEP1945Japanese Surrender,Tokyo Bay (1 of 2 also at Pearl Harbor 7 DEC)
JAN1946-Decommissioned: 11 JAN 1946

CL-8 General Specifications

Class: Omaha-class light cruiser

Named for: Detroit

Complement: 458 Officers and Enlisted

Length: 555 feet 6 inches

Beam: 55 feet 4 inches

Draft: 13 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 29 June 1960