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USS Little Rock (CL-92 / CLG-4 / CG-4)


Light Cruiser / Guided Missile Cruiser Warship


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USS Little Rock was commissioned towards the end of World War 2 and saw new life as a guided-missile cruiser before her sailing days ended.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/11/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1945
Ship Class [ Cleveland-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 27 ] Ship Names: USS Cleveland (); USS Columbia (); USS Montpelier (); USS Denver (); USS Amsterdam / Independence (); USS Santa Fe (); USS Tallahassee / Princeton (); USS Birmingham (); USS Mobile (); USS Vincennes (); USS Pasadena (); USS Springfield (); USS Topeka (); USS NEw Haven / Belleau Wood (); USS Huntington / Cowpens (); USS Dayton / Monterey (); USS Wilmington / Cabot (); US Biloxi (); USS Vicksburg / Houston (); USS Providence (); USS Manchester (); USS Buffalo (); USS Fargo / Langley (); USS Vicksburg; USS Duluth (); USS Newark (); USS Miami (); USS Wilkes-Barre / Astoria (); USS Oklahoma City (); USS Little Rock (); USS Galveston (); USS Youngstown; USS Buffalo / Bataan (); USS Newark / San Jacinto (); USS Amsterdam (); USS Portsmouth (); USS Wilkes-Barre (); USS Atlanta (); USS Dayton ()
National flag of United States United States
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
610 ft (185.93 m)
Width / Beam:
66.3 ft (20.21 m)
Height / Draught:
25 ft (7.62 m)
Displacement (Surface):
10,670 tons
4 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers feeding 4 x Steam turbines and developing 100,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.
Speed (Surface):
33 kts (38 mph)
Range:
12,600 nm (14,500 miles; 23,335 km)
Original Fit:
12 x 6" /47 caliber (152mm) main guns in four three-gunned turrets.
12 x 5" /38 caliber (127mm) guns in six twin-gunned turrets.
12 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns in two four-gunned turrets and two two-gunned turrets.
20 x 20mm Oerlikon Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns

As Guided-Missile Cruiser:
3 x 6" (152mm) main guns
2 x 5" /38 caliber guns
1 x Mark 7 "Talos" Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) twin-missile launcher (46 reloads).
None.

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