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USS Rochester (CA-124)

Heavy Cruiser

USS Rochester (CA-124)

Heavy Cruiser

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



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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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1946
SHIP CLASS: Oregon City-class
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)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Rochester (CA-124) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 1,142
LENGTH: 675 feet (205.74 meters)
BEAM: 70.9 feet (21.61 meters)
DRAUGHT: 20.6 feet (6.28 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 13,700 tons
PROPULSION: General Electric turbines developing 120,000 horsepower.
SPEED (SURFACE): 33 knots (38 miles-per-hour)
ARMAMENT



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
AIR WING



4 x Floatplane reconnaissance aircraft




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