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USS Rochester (CA-124)

United States (1946)
Picture of USS Rochester (CA-124) Heavy Cruiser
Picture of USS Rochester (CA-124) Heavy Cruiser

An Oregon City-class heavy cruiser, USS Rochester was born in the immediate post-World War 2 period and saw considerable wartime service in the upcoming Korean War.


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Any available statistics for the USS Rochester (CA-124) Heavy Cruiser are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering country-of-origin, ship class and number-in-class. Other qualities showcased are related to structural values (namely dimensions), installed power and standard base performance figures, installed armament, global users (from A-to-Z) and named ships-in-class.


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National Origin: United States
Service Year / Commissioned: 1946
Classification Type: Heavy Cruiser
Ship Class: Oregon City-class
Number-in-Class: 10
Global Operators:
United States
Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Operating Weights:

Operational
CREW


Personnel
1,142

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Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
675 ft


Meters
205.74 m


Dimension
BEAM


Feet
70.9 ft


Meters
21.61 m


Dimension
DRAUGHT


Feet
20.6 ft


Meters
6.28 m


Displacement
SURFACE


Tons
13,700 t

Installed Power / Machinery - Standard Day Performance:
General Electric turbines developing 120,000 horsepower.

Performance
SPEED


Knots
33 kts


Miles-per-Hour
38 mph

Armament / Air Wing:

9 x 8" /55 caliber main guns
12 x 5" /38 caliber guns
48 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns
20 x 20mm Oerlikon AA guns

Aircraft:
4 x Floatplane reconnaissance aircraft
Ships-in-Class (10):

USS Oregon City (CA-122); USS Albany (CA-123/CG-10); USS Rochester (CA-124); USS Northampton (CA-125/CLC-1); USS Cambridge (CA-126; cancelled); USS Bridgeport (CA-127; cancelled); USS Kansas City (CA-128; cancelled); USS Tulsa (CA-129; cancelled); USS Norfolk (CA-137; cancelled); USS Scranton (CA-138; cancelled)
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