Allied Warships

USS Reno (CL 96)

Anti-aircraft cruiser of the Oakland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAnti-aircraft cruiser
ClassOakland 
PennantCL 96 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down1 Aug 1941 
Launched23 Dec 1942 
Commissioned28 Dec 1943 
End service4 Nov 1946 
History

Decommissioned 4 November 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 22 March 1962 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Reno (CL 96)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. Ralph Clonts Alexander, USN28 Dec 194313 Feb 1945
2Capt. Thomas Francis Darden, Jr., USN13 Feb 194526 Mar 1945
3Capt. Thomas Joseph Hickley, USN26 Mar 194522 May 1945
4Capt. Merle Alexander Sawyer, USN22 May 19454 Nov 1946 (1)

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