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  USS Quincy CA-39
New Orleans Class
Heavy Cruiser

9,375 Tons
588' 2" x 61' 10" x 19' 5"
9 × 8"guns (3x3)
8 × 5" guns
8 × 50 cal machine guns
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USN July 20, 1942

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USN August 9, 1942

Ship History
Built by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company in Quincy, Massachusetts. Laid down November 15, 1933. Launched June 19, 1935. Commissioned June 9, 1936 in Boston with Captain William Faulkner Amsden in command.

Sinking History
On August 9, 1942 during the Battle of Savo Island sunk into Iron Bottom Sound.

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August 10, 2017



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