USS Chicago

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This article is about the US Naval ships. For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation).

Four United States Navy ships have been named Chicago, after the city of Chicago, Illinois.

  • The USS Chicago was a protected cruiser launched in 1885 and active in World War I; later converted to a seaplane tender, then a barracks ship, finally being renamed Alton in 1928 and lost at sea, while under tow in 1936.
  • The USS Chicago (CA-136) was a heavy cruiser, commissioned in 1945; later converted to a guided missile cruiser and redesignated CG-11, then struck in 1984.