Allied Warships

USS Oakland (CL 95)

Anti-aircraft cruiser of the Oakland class


USS Oakland as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAnti-aircraft cruiser
ClassOakland 
PennantCL 95 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down15 Jul 1941 
Launched23 Oct 1942 
Commissioned17 Jul 1943 
End service1 Jul 1949 
History

Decommissioned 1 July 1949.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 1 December 1959 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Oakland (CL 95)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. William Kearney Phillips, USN17 Jul 19438 Aug 1944
2Capt. Kendall Sturtevant Reed, USN8 Aug 194427 Aug 1945
3Capt. Allen Philip Calvert, USN27 Aug 194519 May 1946

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