USS Canberra (CAG-2) and USS Boston (CAG-1) at Norfolk, 1958

USS Canberra (CAG-2) and USS Boston (CAG-1) at Norfolk, 1958
Here we see the Baltimore class cruisers USS Canberra (CAG-2) (left) and USS Boston (CAG-1) (right) at Norfolk, Virginia, in April 1958 for a change of command ceremony for CruDiv 4. Both of the cruisers have been converted into missile cruisers, with their rear guns replaced with anti-aircraft missiles (SAM-N-7/ RIM-2 Terrier Missiles). The missile launchers can clearly be seen here, surrounded by most of the crew, as can the remaining forward guns.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (2 November 2018), USS Canberra (CAG-2) and USS Boston (CAG-1) at Norfolk, 1958 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Canberra_CAG2_USS_Boston_CAG1.html

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