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Photographer:Don Bodron [View profile]Title:USS Boston CAG1Added:Jul 16, 2005
Photo Category: Cruisers
U. S. Navy heavy cruiser USS BOSTON built by Bethlehem Steel Company in Quincy, Massachusetts. She was propelled by General Electric steam turbines developing 120,000 shaft horsepower, powered by steam from 8 Babcock & Wilcox boilers. She was capable of 34 knots. She had a full load displacement of 17,200 long tons with a length of 673 feet, beam of 71 feet and draught of 26 feet. She carried a crew of 1,730 men. She was the first U.S. Navy surface ship to be equipped with guided missiles. Ship was converted in 1955-56 to a guided missile cruiser at the Boston Naval Shipyard with a hull number of CG1 (cruiser, guided missile #1). Terrier guided missile launchers clearly show here. Ship is seen being lowered to level of Miraflores Lake southbound in Pedro Miguel Locks of Panama Canal in June 1957.

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