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WILKES BARRE (CL 103)
LIGHT CRUISER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CL 55 UIC:
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/12/1972 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: Commission Date: 07/01/1944
Keel Date: 12/14/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/23/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 28.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/15/1971
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 610 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 67 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 20 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement: 10000 tons
Dead Weight:
Hull Material:
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 11/24/2004
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