Allied Warships

USS Atlanta (ii) (CL 104)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
ClassCleveland 
PennantCL 104 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down25 Jan 1943 
Launched6 Feb 1944 
Commissioned3 Dec 1944 
End service1 Jul 1949 
History

Decommissioned 1 July 1949.
Stricken 1 October 1962.
Reacquired by the U.S.N. on 15 May 1964 and used for blast tests.
Stricken 1 April 1970.
Scuttled 1 October 1970.

 

Commands listed for USS Atlanta (ii) (CL 104)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. Bayard Henry Colyear, USN3 Dec 194422 Sep 1945
2Capt. Walfrid Nyquist, USN22 Sep 19454 Aug 1946 (1)
3Capt Rodger Whitten Simpson, USN19461947
4Capt. Charles Adams Blakely, USN194723 May 1949 (1)
5Capt. Francis Thomas Williamson, USN23 May 194923 Jul 1949

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