Allied Warships

Heavy cruisers

Baltimore class

14 ships

The heavy cruiser USS Boston (CA 69) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeHeavy cruiser
Displacement13600 BRT 
Length674 feet 
Complement1426 men 
Armament9 8"/55 guns (3x3).
12 5"/38 DP guns (6x2).
48 40mm AA guns (12x4).
24 20mm AA guns.
4 aircraft, 2 catapults. 
Max speed33 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Baltimore class

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USS Baltimore (CA 68)
USS Boston (CA 69)
USS Bremerton (CA 130)
USS Bridgeport (CA 127)
USS Cambridge (CA 126)
USS Canberra (CA 70)
USS Chicago (ii) (CA 136)
USS Columbus (CA 74)
USS Fall River (CA 131)
USS Helena (ii) (CA 75)
USS Los Angeles (CA 135)
USS Macon (CA 132)
USS Norfolk (CA 137)
USS Pittsburgh (CA 72)
USS Quincy (ii) (CA 71)
USS Saint Paul (CA 73)
USS Scranton (CA 138)
USS Toledo (CA 133)

14 Heavy cruisers of the Baltimore class.

Strikeout means that ship was cancelled (not finished) - not counted in class figures.

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