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  USS Vincennes (CA-44)
USN
New Orleans Class
Heavy Cruiser

9,400 tons
588' x 61' 10" x 18' 8"
9 × 8"guns (3x3)
8 × 5" guns
2 x 37mm guns
8 × 50 cal machine guns
4 x floatplanes and catapult
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USN c1938

Ship History
Built by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company's Fore River plant. Laid down on January 2, 1934 at Quincy, Massachusetts. Launched on May 21, 1936, and commissioned on February 24, 1937, Captain Burton H. Green in command.

PARTIAL HISTORY

Sinking History
On August 9, 1942 sunk during the Battle of Savo Island.

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Last Updated
January 10, 2018

 

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