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U.S.S. VICKSBURG

(CL-86)

EVER TO EXCEL

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CL-86 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1942-Keel Date: 26 OCT 1942
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
DEC1943-Launch Date: 14 DEC 1943
JUN1944-Commissioned: 12 JUN 1944
JAN1945-JAN1946Middle Pacific
JUN1947-Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1947
SEP1964-MAY19651963/1964 bomb testing from Hunters point Naval shipyard CA

CL-86 General Specifications

Class: Cleveland-class cruiser

Complement: 992 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 10000 tons

Length: 610 feet 1 inches

Beam: 66 feet 4 inches

Draft: 25 feet

Final Disposition: Scrapped 1964