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USS Rochester (CA-124)


Heavy Cruiser


United States | 1946



"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."

Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for USS Rochester (CA-124).
General Electric turbines developing 120,000 horsepower.
Propulsion
33.0 kts
38.0 mph
Surface Speed
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of USS Rochester (CA-124).
1,142
Personnel
Complement
675.0 ft
205.74 meters
O/A Length
70.9 ft
21.61 meters
Beam
20.6 ft
6.28 meters
Draught
13,700
tons
Displacement
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of USS Rochester (CA-124).
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 Arm
Available supported fixed-wing / rotary-wing aircraft featured in the design of USS Rochester (CA-124).
4 x Floatplane reconnaissance aircraft
Ships-in-Class (10)
Notable series variants as part of the USS Rochester (CA-124) family line as relating to the Oregon City-class group.
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
Global operator(s) of the USS Rochester (CA-124). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the United States

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