Allied Warships

USS Memphis (CL 13)

Light cruiser of the Omaha class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
ClassOmaha 
PennantCL 13 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down14 Oct 1920 
Launched17 Apr 1924 
Commissioned4 Feb 1925 
End service17 Dec 1945 
History

Decommissioned 17 December 1945.
Stricken 8 January 1946.
Sold 10 January 1947 to Patapsco Scrap Co. (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Memphis (CL 13)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. Stewart Allan Manahan, USNJan 1939Jun 1940 (1)
2Capt. Charles Jefferson Parrish, USNJun 194015 Dec 1941 (1)
3Capt. Clinton Elgin Braine, Jr., USN15 Dec 1941Aug 1942 (1)
4Capt. Henry Young McCown, USNAug 1942Jul 1943 (1)

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