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The U. S. S. Salt Lake City CA25 website was established in August of 1999
It is "dedicated" to her and to ALL the brave men that served aboard
"The Swayback Maru"  "The Queen of the Sea"  & "The One Ship Fleet"
She will never be forgotten.
May she rest in Peace in the Ocean she protected during WWII


As of Jan. 2nd, 2011 the website has 4,574 pages of pictures & information

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Anchors Aweigh          The Marine's Hymn          Battle Cry of Freedom


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U.S.S. SALT LAKE CITY (CL/CA-25)
CLASS - PENSACOLA
Displacement 9,100 Tons, Dimensions, 585' 6" (oa) x 65' 3" x 22' (Max)
Armament 10 x 8"/55, 4 x 5"/25, 6 x 21" tt. 4 Aircraft
Armor, 4" Belt, 2 1/2 Turrets, 1" Deck, 1 1/4 Conning Tower
Machinery, 107,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 32.5 Knots
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid on 09 JUN. 1927 by the New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, NJ.
Launched 23 JAN. 1929
Commissioned 11 DEC. 1929
Reclassified CA-25 01 JUL. 1931
Designated as a test ship for "Operation Crossroads" at Bikini Atoll
Survived atomic aerial burst on 1 JUL 1946
Survived atomic subsurface burst on 25 JUL 1946
Decommissioned 29 AUG. 1946
Stricken 18 JUN. 1948
Fate: Sunk as target on 25 MAY 1948 130 miles off the Southern California coast

Read a summary of her History here

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If you can read this, THANK a TEACHER.
If you can read this in English, THANK a VETERAN

"IN GOD WE TRUST"
WE WILL NEVER FORGET
"ONE NATION UNDER GOD"
USA "WE WILL NEVER FORGET" USA
USA DECEMBER 7th, 1941 USA
USA SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001 USA


USA "REMEMBER OUR VETERANS EVERYDAY" USA
"They simply did their duty as would any good member of the crew.
But there were times when "Duty" demanded that all good crew members be Heroes"

Richard Noar, son of U.S.S. SLC CA25 Veteran Abraham A. Noar, S1c

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U.S.S. SLC CA25 2014 REUNION
U.S.S. Salt Lake City CA25 Association

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UPDATED
LATEST ADDITIONS
to the U.S.S. SLC CA25 Website
HISTORY
History of the U.S.S. SLC CA25

As recorded by the
US NAVY DEPARTMENT

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A-Z
"Master Index"
"For Those who Served"
on board the U.S.S. SLC
Story
"Veteran's Stories & Pictures"
Send Pictures and Memories
Be added to Her HISTORY.

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QUESTIONNAIRE
"Questionnaire"
for or about
SLC Veterans
Memorabilia
"Memorabilia" of the
U.S.S. SLC CA25
Who Are They
"Unidentified"
SLC CA25
Shipmates

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ARTICLES
"Articles-Documents"
Index
Group Pictures
SLC CA25
"Group Picture"
Index
Ship Pictures
SLC CA25
"Ship Picture"
Index

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SCOUT PLANE
SLC CA25
"Scout Plane"
Picture Index
CLICK HERE
U.S.S. SLC, CA-25
Reunion Books
1973 through 2009
MISC. PICS
"Misc. Picture"
Index

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links WWII RECORDS
"SLC WWII Records"
by James Brewer
Presidents
"Assoc. Presidents "
& Reunions

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Helpful Information
"Helpful"
Information
Rosie
"Rosie" the
Riveter Association
CRUISE BOOK
SLC CA25
"WWII Cruise Book"

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Those who Died
"Those Who Died"
on the SLC CA25
in WWII
DECK LOGS
Official
SLC CA25
"Deck Logs"
PLANK OWNER
U.S.S. SLC CA25
"Plank Owners"
Do you know one?

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SALUTE
U.S.S. SLC CA25
Commanding
"Officers"
OPERATION CROSSROADS
"Operation"
"Crossroads"
Atomic Testing
PEARL HARBOR
Index to
"Pearl Harbor"
Articles

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The address of this page is index.htm

Last Update on Jan. 2nd, 2011 by Website Curator, Sandy Eskew

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