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USS Worcester (CL-144)


Light Cruiser Warship


United States | 1948



"USS Worcester CL-144 operated with the United States Navy from mid-1948 until late-1970."



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 12/05/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for USS Worcester (CL-144).
4 x Boilers feeding 4 x General Electric steam turbines developing 120,000 horsepower and driving 4 x Shafts.
Propulsion
33.0 kts
38.0 mph
Surface Speed
7,999 nm
9,205 miles | 14,814 km
Range
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of USS Worcester (CL-144).
1,400
Personnel
Complement
680.0 ft
207.26 meters
O/A Length
71.0 ft
21.64 meters
Beam
26.0 ft
7.92 meters
Draught
14,700
tons
Displacement
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of USS Worcester (CL-144).
12 x 6" (150mm) Dual-Purpose (DP) main guns.
24 x 3" (76mm) Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns.
12 x 20mm AA guns.
Air Arm
Available supported fixed-wing / rotary-wing aircraft featured in the design of USS Worcester (CL-144).
1 x Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk recoverable floatplane aircraft (until 1949); Sikorsky HO3-S Dragonfly helicopter (1949 on); Denny target drone (1949 on).
Ships-in-Class (4)
Notable series variants as part of the USS Worcester (CL-144) family line as relating to the Worcester-class group.
USS Worcester (CL-144); USS Roanoke (CL-145); USS Vallejo (CL-146); USS Gary (CL-147)
Operators
Global operator(s) of the USS Worcester (CL-144). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the United States

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Image of the USS Worcester (CL-144)
Image from the Public Domain.

Mission Roles
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to seaborne requirements.
BLUE WATER SERVICE
OFFSHORE BOMBARDMENT
LAND-ATTACK
MARITIME PATROL
AIRSPACE DENIAL
FLEET SUPPORT
SHIP-TO-SHORE
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
Going Further...
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