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USS Houston (CA-30)

United States (1930)
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Origin: United States
Year: 1930
Type: Cruiser Warship
Class: Northampton-class
Number-in-Class: 6
Status: Lost-in-Service

USS Houston CA-30 was completed and readied for service in 1930 but met her fate when sunk during the Battle of Sunda Straight in March 1942.


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Global Operators:
United States
Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Operating Weights:

Operational
CREW


Personnel
785

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Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
600.2 ft


Meters
182.94 m


Dimension
BEAM


Feet
66 ft


Meters
20.12 m


Dimension
DRAUGHT


Feet
23 ft


Meters
7.01 m


Displacement
SURFACE


Tons
9,200 t

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Installed Power / Machinery - Standard Day Performance:
8 x White-Forster boilers feeding 4 x Parsons reduction steam turbines developing 107,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.

Performance
SPEED


Knots
32.5 kts


Miles-per-Hour
37 mph


Performance
RANGE


Nautical Miles
10,428 nm


Miles
12,000 mi


Miles
19,312 km

Armament / Air Wing:

9 x 8" (203mm) /55 caliber main guns in three triple-gunned turrets.
4 x 5" (127mm) /25 caliber Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns.
2 x 3-pounder (47mm) saluting guns.
6 x 21" (533mm) torpedo tubes.

Aircraft:
None.
Ships-in-Class (6):

USS Northampton (CA-26); USS Chester (CA-27); USS Louisville (CA-28); USS Chicago (CA-29); USS Houston (CA-30); USS Augusta (CA-31)
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