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ST PAUL (CA73)

ST PAUL (CA73)

USS Saint Paul (CA-73), a Baltimore-class cruiser, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for St. Paul, Minnesota.
Her keel was laid down as Rochester on 3 February 1943 by the Bethlehem Steel Company in Quincy, Massachusetts. She was launched on 16 September 1944 sponsored by Mr

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Was berthed alongside the cruiser HMS CEYLON in Hong Kong in 1959, the gang way USM on guard duty was always an attraction when doing rifle drill ,was friendly with one or two of the engine room staff who invited me to a meal which was superior to our menu, she saw duty during the Vietnam war.
 

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