Cruisers (C – CA – CG – CGN) see also current listing
Des Moines Class CA Heavy Cruisers LOA 716′ TDISP 21,000 tons (3, 1 preserved)
USS Des Moines CA-134 (1948-1961) scrapped 2007USS Salem CA-139 (1949-1959) – Museum Ship since 1994, Quincy MA
USS Long Beach CGN-9, (hulk) unique Guided Missile Nuclear-powered Cruiser (1961-1995) LOA 721′ TDISP 15,500 tons
Virginia Class CGN guided missile nuclear-powered cruiser LOA 586′ TDISP 11,600 tons (4, all dismantled)
USS Mississippi CGN-40 (1978-1997) fully dismantled 2007
Cleveland Class CL Light Cruiser LOA 610′ TDISP 14,000 tons (27, 1 preserved)
USS Oklahoma City CL-91 CLG-5 CG-5 (1944-1979) sunk as target 1999
USS Little Rock CL-92 CLG-4 CG-4 (1945-1976) Museum Ship Buffalo NY
Ticonderoga Class CG Guided missile cruisers LOA 567′ TDISP 9,800 tons. First 5 units fitted with MK. 26 missile launchers and without Vertical Launch System were retired. For VLS cruisers see current USN cruisers.
USS Vincennes CG-49 (1985-2005), scrapped 2011
Leahy and Belknap Classes of guided missile cruiser/destroyer leader LOA 533′ to 547′ TDISP 7,400 – 7,900 tons (18 retired and scrapped) two similar classes grouped together. Leahy class were “Double-ender” (Terrier missile launchers at bow and stern) with an ASROC launcher immediately forward of the bridge, and were 533-535′ LOA. Belknaps were “Single-ender” with the bow missile launcher doubling as an Anti-Submarine Rocket launcher, so no ASROC launcher was installed. They were slightly longer and had a single 5″ aft.
USS Gridley DLG-21 (1963-1994) Leahy Class, laid up in reserve at Suisun Bay, CA. Scrapped 2005 Brownsville TX.
USS Harry E. Yarnell CG-17 Leahy Class cruiser (1963-1993), left partially disassembled, finally scrapped 2002
USS Horne, Belknap Class CG-30 (1967-1994) sunk as target 2008
USS Olympia unique Protected Cruiser C-6 (1895-1922) LOA 344′ TDISP 7,000 tons Museum Ship since 1957, Philadelphia PA