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Duty Station Details

Strength
Light Cruiser
 
Type
Surface Vessels
 
Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned
Year
1936 - 1947

Description

            Hull number CL-40



CLASS - BROOKLYN
Displacement 9,700 Tons, Dimensions, 608' 4" (oa) x 61' 9" x 24' (Max)
Armament 15 x 6"/47, 8 x 5"/25, 8 x 0.5" 4 Aircraft.
Armor, 5" Belt, 6 1/2" Turrets, 2" Deck, 5" Conning Tower.
Machinery, 100,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 32.5 Knots, Crew 868.
Operational and Building Data
Authorized and Ordered 1933
Keel laid on 12 MAR 1935 by the New York Navy Yard
Launched 30 NOV 1936
Commissioned 30 SEP 1937
Commissioned in Reserve 30 JAN 1946
Decommissioned 03 JAN 1947
CNO approval of transfer to Chile 09 JAN 1951
Stricken 22 JAN 1951
Accepted by Chile 19 JUN 1951 and renamed O'HIGGINS (02)
Decommissioned 14 JAN 1992

                          

                     Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Navy Combat Action Ribbon - American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp
Second Row - American Campaign Medal - European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal

19 Members Who Served in This Duty Station


 
  • Coley, William, S1c, (1940-1946)
  • Nickerson, Clayton, CPO, (1944-1954)
  • Shrout, Walter Bascom, LCDR, (1937-1948)
 

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