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The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) burning on 11 May 1945. The Cleveland-class cruiser USS Pasadena (CL-65) is visible o...


USS Birmingham (CL-62), a light cruiser named for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, the “Steel City”, was a Cleveland class light cruiser laid down at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company of Newport News, Virginia on 17 February 1941 and launched on 20 March 1942.


USS Houston (CL-81). Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia. Launched: 19 June 1943. Commissioned: 20 December 1943. Decommissioned: 15 December 1947. Struck: 1 March 1959. Fate: Scrapped. Class & type: Cleveland-class light cruiser. Displacement: 10,000 tons.