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Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Hotel - Quebec - Zulu

Displacement 10,000 Tons, Dimensions, 611' 2" (oa) x 66' 4" x 25' (Max)
Armament 12 x 6"/47, 12 x 5"/38AA, 28 x 40mm, 10 x 20mm, 4 Aircraft
Armor, 5" Belt, 6" Turrets, 2" Deck, 5" Conning Tower.
Machinery, 100,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 32.5 Knots, Crew 992.
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid on 17 JAN 1944 by the New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, NJ
Construction Cancelled while 67.8% complete on 12 AUG 1945
Launched 14 DEC 1945
Hulk used for underwater explosive testing from MAR - JUL 1948
Fate: Sold for scrap to American Shipbreakers, Inc., Philadelphia, PA 02 APR 1949

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The hulk of what was to be USS Newark (CL 108) after being used in exercises and tests, circa 1948. 

Ernie Arroyo collection.

John Chiquoine and Dave Schroeder.

NEWARK (CL 108) History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry on the U.S. Navy Historical Center website.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information


Additional Resources
Hazegray & Underway Cruiser Pages By Andrew Toppan.

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