USS Detroit (CL 8)
Light cruiser of the Omaha class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||10 Nov 1920|
|Launched||20 Jun 1922|
|Commissioned||31 Jul 1923|
|End service||11 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned 11 January 1946.
Commands listed for USS Detroit (CL 8)
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|1||Capt. George Lester Weyler, USN||31 May 1939||15 Jul 1940|
|2||Adolf von Scheven Dickhart, USN||15 Jul 1940||25 Dec 1940 (1)|
|3||Lloyd Jerome Wiltsie, USN||25 Dec 1940||5 Apr 1942|
|4||Ellis Hugh Gieselman, USN||5 Apr 1942||19 Oct 1943|
|5||T/Capt. Horatio Gates Sickel, 4th, USN||19 Oct 1943||22 Jul 1944|
|6||T/Capt. Duncan Curry, Jr., USN||22 Jul 1944||20 Jul 1945|
|7||T/Capt. Edwin Darius Graves, Jr., USN||20 Jul 1945||11 Jun 1946|
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