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{{Ship_infobox|name = Juneau-class light cruiser|image = USS Juneau.jpg|caption = USS Juneau anchored in Sasebo, Japan; July 1950|builder = Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company|class = Juneau-class|type = Light cruiser|length = 165 meters|beam = 16.1 meters|draught = 6.2 meter|displacement = 6.500 long tons|machinery = 4 boilers, 2 geared steam turbines|speed = 32.7 knots|armor = 3.75-inch belt, 1.25-inch turrets, 1.25-inch deck, 2.5-inch conning tower|armament = 12 x 5-inch/38 cal guns, 32 x 40 mm/56 cal AA guns, 16 x 20 mm/76 cal AA cannons|crew = 47 officers and 695 enlisted|year = 1946|affiliation = United States of America}}The '''''Juneau-class''''' of cruisers were three light cruisers produced by the [[United States Navy]] after the end of [[World War II]]. These ships were a redesign of the [[Atlanta-class light cruiser|Atlanta-class]], changes being the removal of all anti-submarine armament and improvements to watertight integrity and visibility from the command areas. None of the ships saw combat in [[World War II]], but participated in the [[Korean War]] shortly after, engaging North Korean naval units and conducting shore bombardments of the Korean Peninsula.
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== Ships in class ==
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* [[USS Juneau (CL-119)]]
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* [[USS Spokane (CL-120)]]
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* [[USS Fresno (CL-121)]]

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The Juneau-class of cruisers were three light cruisers produced by the United States Navy after the end of World War II. These ships were a redesign of the Atlanta-class, changes being the removal of all anti-submarine armament and improvements to watertight integrity and visibility from the command areas. None of the ships saw combat in World War II, but participated in the Korean War shortly after, engaging North Korean naval units and conducting shore bombardments of the Korean Peninsula.

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