Allied Warships

USS Baltimore (CA 68)

Heavy cruiser of the Baltimore class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHeavy cruiser
ClassBaltimore 
PennantCA 68 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Jul 1940 
Laid down26 May 1941 
Launched28 Jul 1942 
Commissioned15 Apr 1943 
End service31 May 1956 
History

Decommissioned 8 July 1946.
Recommissioned 28 November 1951.
Decommissioned 31 May 1956.
Stricken 15 February 1971.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Baltimore (CA 68)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. Walter Carson Calhoun, USN15 Apr 194322 Aug 1944
2Carl Kenneth Fink, USN22 Aug 194411 Aug 1945 (1)
3Capt. Clarence Edward Olsen, USN11 Aug 19453 May 1946 (1)
4Captain John Pemberton Curtis, USN3 May 19468 Jul 1946

5Cdr Gordon Leonard Caswell, USN23 Aug 195222 Apr 1953 (1)
6John B Taylor, USN22 Apr 1953Jun 1954 (1)

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