MIGHTY NINETY


USS ASTORIA CL-90

Technical Specifications





Top: Bureau of Ships diagram for application of Measure 33 Design 24d camouflage to a CLEVELAND-class cruiser. Bottom: ASTORIA CL-90 as she appeared in October 1944.


USS ASTORIA CL-90 Specifications

Classification: Light Cruiser, CLEVELAND-class
   
Displacement: 10000 tons as designed
  11700 tons as built
  14400 tons full load
   
Length: 610 ft 1 in overall
   
Beam: 66 ft 4 in 
   
Draft: 25 ft 8 in 
   
Speed: 32.5 knots at 100,000shp 
   
Propulsion: 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers 
  4 General Electric steam turbines
  4 screws
   
Complement: 70 officers, 1200 men (wartime)
  55 officers, 900 men (peacetime)



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