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  USS Pensacola (CA-24)
Northampton Cass
Heavy Cruiser

9,200 Tons (standard)
600.3' x 66.1' x 16.5'
9 × 8" guns
4 × 5" guns
2 x 3 pdr
6 × 21 in torpedo tubes
2 x catapults
4 x floatplanes

Ship History

Wartime History
On November 30, 1942 during the Battle of Tassafaronga, Northampton opened fire on Japanese ships. At the start of the battle at 11:22pm, both USS Minneapolis (CA-36) and USS New Orleans (CA-32) sustained torpedo hits and withdrew. At 11:48 USS Pensacola was also hit by a torpedo and withdrew.


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Last Updated
August 18, 2018


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