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CANBERRA (CA 70)
(ex - PITTSBURGH (CA 70), CAG 2)
GUN CRUISER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CA 69 UIC: 03570
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/15/1980 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., SB Div, Quincy Yard, Quincy, MA
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/01/1940 Commission Date: 10/14/1943
Keel Date: 09/03/1941 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/19/1943 Decommission Date: 02/02/1970
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 37.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 10/14/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 36.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/31/1978
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 674 ft Waterline Length: 664 ft
Extreme Beam: 71 ft Waterline Beam: 69 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 13230 tons Full Displacement: 17750 tons
Dead Weight: 4520 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers: 110
Enlisted: 1620
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/22/2002
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