Photo #: S-511-19 6-inch Cruiser Study ... Scheme 1 Preliminary design plan prepared for the General Board during an examination of light cruiser designs with the same gun armament as the Cleveland (CL-55) class, but with greater speed and improved protection. This plan, dated 28 July 1940, is for a 13,300-ton (standard displacement) ship, 680-feet long, with aircraft facilities aft. The cruiser has quadruple torpedo tubes amidships, with an alternate location by the aircraft catapults. Scale of the original drawing is 1/32 = 1'. The original plan is in the 1939-1944 Spring Styles Book held by the Naval History and Heritage Command. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.