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Raleigh

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassOmaha-class Light Cruiser
Hull NumberCL-7

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Last Major Revision: Jan 2005

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Japanese aerial photograph of the overturned USS Utah, sunk by torpedoes in the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941. Cruisers Detroit and Raleigh can be seen at left and USS Tangier at right.USS Raleigh is kept afloat by barges lashed alongside due to torpedo and a bomb damage sustained in the Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 Dec 1941. The capsized hull of USS Utah is visible astern of Raleigh.
See all 3 photographs of Light Cruiser Raleigh (CL-7)

Raleigh Operational Timeline

23 Jul 1942 Cruiser USS Raleigh and destroyer USS Shaw departed San Francisco, California bound for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii escorting a convoy of 8 ships.
31 Jul 1942 Cruiser USS Raleigh and destroyer USS Shaw arrived at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii escorting a convoy of 8 ships.
23 Nov 1942 USS Raleigh rendezvoused with USS Bailey as escort to Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
24 Nov 1942 USS Raleigh and USS Bailey arrived at Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
25 Nov 1942 USS Raleigh and USS Bailey departed Dutch Harbor bound for Adak, Alaska.
26 Nov 1942 USS Raleigh and USS Bailey arrived Adak, Alaska. Bailey put back to sea almost immediately.




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Event(s) Participated:
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» US Navy Report of Japanese Raid on Pearl Harbor, Enclosure E, USS Raleigh

Light Cruiser Raleigh (CL-7) Photo Gallery
Japanese aerial photograph of the overturned USS Utah, sunk by torpedoes in the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941. Cruisers Detroit and Raleigh can be seen at left and USS Tangier at right.USS Raleigh is kept afloat by barges lashed alongside due to torpedo and a bomb damage sustained in the Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 Dec 1941. The capsized hull of USS Utah is visible astern of Raleigh.
See all 3 photographs of Light Cruiser Raleigh (CL-7)


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