USS Salt Lake City CA-25|
Famed Cruiser's Last Day at Sea
May 25th, 1948
Torpedoes send Gallant Old Salt Lake City to Bottom
After five hours of pounding by naval gunfire, aerial bombs, rockets and
torpedoes, the heavy cruiser Salt Lake City today was sunk in 1800
fathoms, 130 miles southwest of here. [off San Clemente, CA.]
|Operation Crossroads Index|
History of the USS SLC during "Operation Crossroads" 1946
Cruiser's Brave Stand
Great Ship, by Dan Valentine, SLC, UT.
Valiant "Swayback" Nears Final Rest
Amazing Pictures of the Atomic Testing at Operation Crossroads
Meeting the Bomb at Close Quarters by Matin Zuberi, JNU
Navy to Sink Proud Old Cruiser
Bikini 'Guinea Pig' Comes to Sound
Boy Spy: Private Photos of the SLC after Bikini 02-24-11
SLC Goes to her Watery Grave
Able-Baker Atomic Bomb Test Log for the USS SLC
SLC Veterans that went to Operation Crossroads
Elegy for "Old Swayback" by Donald C. Trenary, Lt.
Radioactivity Lingers Longer in Water Blast, 1948
Where is the SLC now?
"My Sweetheart Cries in the Night"
"Message in a Barnacle Coated Bottle"
SLC MAIN INDEX
SLC MAIN ROSTER
LG. GROUPS MISC. PICTURES SHIP PICTURES SCOUT PLANES HELPFUL INFORMATION
VETERAN'S STORIES SHIP'S STORE SLC ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL DECKLOGS SLC HISTORIAN
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