|Armament||9 8"/55 guns (3x3). 8 5"/38 DP guns (8x1). 8 .5" AA. 4 aircraft, 2 catapults.|
|Max speed||33.5 knots|
|Engines||Geared turbines, 4 shafts|
|Notes on class||Wichita was based on the design of the Brooklyn class light cruisers, with its aviation being at the stern as opposed to amidships like earlier heavy cruisers. Wichita's design was the transition to the later heavy cruisers.|
All ships of the Wichita class
|USS Wichita (CA 45)|
See all Heavy Cruiser classes.
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