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{{Ship_infobox|name = Omaha-class light cruiser|image = USS Concord.jpg|caption = USS Concord underway in Puget Sound, circa November 1944|builder = Todd Dry Dock and Construction Company, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Fore River Shipyard|class = Omaha-class|type = Light cruiser|length = 170 meters|beam = 17 meters|draught = 6 meters|displacement = 7,000 long tons|machinery = 4 reduction geared steam turbines, 4 screws|speed = 35 knots|armor = 3-inch belt, 1.5-inch deck, 1.5-inch conning tower, 1.5-to-3-inch conning tower, 1.5-to-3-inch bulkheads|armament = 2 x twin 6-inch/53 cal guns, 8 x single 6-inch/53 cal guns, 2 x 3-inch/50 cal anti-aircraft guns, 2 x triple 21-inch torpedo tubes, 2 x twin 21-inch torpedo tubes, 224 x mines|aircraft = 2 floatplanes|crew = 458 officers and enlisted|year = 1923|affiliation = United States of America}}The '''''Omaha-class''''' cruisers were 10 light cruisers produced by the [[United States Navy]] during the interwar period after World War I, utilizing designs from that era. Built in the early 1920s after World War I, this class of cruisers had improved speed, better forward guns, and torpedo tubes. During [[World War II]], this class of cruisers mainly operated in secondary duties, such as convoy escorts, patrols, and shore bombardment both in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. None of the ships in the class were lost during the war and were all sold for scrap shortly after.
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{{Ship_infobox|name = Omaha-class light cruiser|image = USS Concord.jpg|caption = USS Concord underway in Puget Sound, circa November 1944|builder = Todd Dry Dock and Construction Company, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Fore River Shipyard|class = Omaha-class|type = Light cruiser|length = 170 meters|beam = 17 meters|draught = 6 meters|displacement = 7,000 long tons|machinery = 4 reduction geared steam turbines, 4 screws|speed = 35 knots|armor = 3-inch belt, 1.5-inch deck, 1.5-inch conning tower, 1.5-to-3-inch conning tower, 1.5-to-3-inch bulkheads|armament = 2 x twin 6-inch/53 cal guns, 8 x single 6-inch/53 cal guns, 2 x 3-inch/50 cal anti-aircraft guns, 2 x triple 21-inch torpedo tubes, 2 x twin 21-inch torpedo tubes, 224 x mines|aircraft = 2 floatplanes|crew = 458 officers and enlisted|year = 1923|affiliation = United States of America}}The '''''Omaha-class''''' cruisers were 10 light cruisers produced by the [[United States Navy]] during the interwar period after World War I, utilizing designs from that era. Built-in the early 1920s after World War I, this class of cruisers had improved speed, better forward guns, and torpedo tubes. During [[World War II]], this class of cruisers mainly operated in secondary duties, such as convoy escorts, patrols, and shore bombardment both in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. None of the ships in the class were lost during the war and were all sold for scrap shortly after.
   
 
== Ships in class ==
 
== Ships in class ==

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The Omaha-class cruisers were 10 light cruisers produced by the United States Navy during the interwar period after World War I, utilizing designs from that era. Built-in the early 1920s after World War I, this class of cruisers had improved speed, better forward guns, and torpedo tubes. During World War II, this class of cruisers mainly operated in secondary duties, such as convoy escorts, patrols, and shore bombardment both in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. None of the ships in the class were lost during the war and were all sold for scrap shortly after.

Ships in class Edit

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