Allied Warships

USS Mobile (CL 63)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
ClassCleveland 
PennantCL 63 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered3 Jul 1940 
Laid down14 Apr 1941 
Launched15 May 1942 
Commissioned24 Mar 1943 
End service9 May 1947 
History

Decommissioned 9 May 1947.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 19 January 1960 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Mobile (CL 63)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. Charles Julian Wheeler, USN24 Mar 194329 Jul 1944
2Christopher Chaffee Miller, USN29 Jul 194428 Aug 1945
3Lcmdr Thomas Lawrence Lewis, USN28 Aug 1945Aug 1946

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