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San Francisco

The heavy cruiser San Francisco was sister ship to New Orleans and shared her specification. She was laid down at Mare Island Navy Yard on 9 September 1931 and completed on 23 April 1934. On 7 December she was moored alongside the hammerhead crane in the Navy Yard. Although several bombs fell nearby, none hit her.

See also: Navy Yard; New Orleans

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