USS Fitzhugh Gray CL-1 has a Length 440 feet Beam 45 feet. Fitted with 3 x Walker power plants, with 8 x Walker style boilers giving a maximum speed or about 28 knots. Armament 3 x twin 5.5” two on the bow one on the rear deck house. 5 x 4inch/50 DP guns “Ordinary–looking DP 4”-50s on either beam atop the amidships deck house, Another pair in tubs behind the quad torpedo mounts flanking the aft two funnels, A tall crane with a spotlight platform on top just behind the fourth funnel. Two seaplanes catapults then the third 5.5” dual mount in a protected mount (tub and splinter guard?) The last of the five 4”-50 DP guns is between the twin depth charge racks. Anti air is twelve dual .50 cal. Browning MGs in tub mounts (ie 6) shown in Dazzle paint patern.
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USS Fitzhugh Gray CL-1 has a Length 440 feet Beam 45 feet. Fitted with 3 x Walker power plants...