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USS Chicago(CA-29) was a Northampton Class Heavy Cruiser in the US Navy.


Took Part in the First Invasion of the Marshall Islands (2/15/1942)

Escorted USS Enterprise.

Ordered to Wake Island (3/2/1942)

Attacked by Japanese Planes (3/9/1942)

Under Refit at Pearl Harbor (3/17/1942)

18 Days of repairs at Pearl Harbor (3/19/1942)

7 Days of repairs at Pearl Harbor (3/30/1942)

Assigned Escort USS Lexington to Wake (4/23/1942)

Attacked by Carrier aircraft from IJN Soryu at Wake Island (5/1/1942)

Attacked remnants of Soryu Task force, including IJN Jintsu and IJN Yura (5/2/1942)

Took 2 shell hits

2 Ships sunk including Yura

Attacked by Japanese Aircraft( G4M1 Betty) (5/2/1942)

Took 1 Torpedo

Ordered to return to Pearl Harbor (5/4/1942)

Repairs finished at Pearl Harbor (7/14/1942)

Fleet Escort during the First Battle of Solomon Islands (10/15/1942-10/18/1942)

Escorted USS Enterprise, HMS Illustrious, USS Long Island, during Sweep fo the Solomon Sea with USS Chester, USS Salt Lake City, USS Trenton, USS Concord, USS Atlanta, and USS San Diego (11/2/1942-11/7/1942)

Drove off Japanese Submarine near Kiriwina (11/3/1942)

Began refit at Sydney (11/13/1942)

Repairs completed at Sydney (12/4/1942)

Supported Invasion of Roi Namur with USS Indiana, USS Washington, USS Astoria, USS Salt Lake City, USS Concord, and USS Juneau (1/7/1943)

Defended allied landing at Roi Namur from IJN Atago and IJN Isuzu with USS Indiana, USS Washington, USS Astoria, USS Salt Lake City, USS Concord, and USS Juneau (1/8/1943)

Supported invasion of Kwajalein with USS Washington, USS Indiana, USS Astoria and USS Concord (1/17/1943)

Took 3 Shell hits

Supported Invasion of Kwajalein Island with USS Arizona, USS Colorado, USS West Virginia, and USS Astoria (2/7/1943)

Repairs Completed at Pearl Harbor (4/13/1943)

Supported Invasion of Wake Island with USS South Dakota, USS Colorado, USS Portland, USS Atlanta, USS San Juan, USS Oakland, and USS Reno (5/29/1943)

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