Allied Warships

USS Biloxi (CL 80)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 80 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down9 Jul 1941 
Launched23 Feb 1943 
Commissioned31 Aug 1943 
End service29 Oct 1946 

Decommissioned 29 October 1946.
Stricken 1 September 1961.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Biloxi (CL 80)

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1Daniel Michael McGurl, USN31 Aug 194320 Oct 1944
2Paul Ralph Heineman, USN20 Oct 194428 Jun 1945
3Captain Allan Douglas Blackledge, USN28 Jun 194518 May 1946

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