Allied Warships

USS Miami (CL 89)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 89 
Built byCramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered29 Oct 1940 
Laid down2 Aug 1941 
Launched8 Dec 1942 
Commissioned28 Dec 1943 
End service30 Jun 1947 

Decommissioned 30 June 1947.
Stricken 1 September 1961.
Sold 26 July 1962 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Miami (CL 89)

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1Capt. John Goble Crawford, USN28 Dec 19431 Feb 1945
2Thomas Howell Binford, USN1 Feb 1945May 1945

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