Allied Warships

USS Augusta (CA 31)

Heavy cruiser of the Northampton class

USS Augusta during the Second World War.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHeavy cruiser
PennantCA 31 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down2 Jul 1928 
Launched1 Feb 1930 
Commissioned30 Jan 1931 
End service16 Jul 1946 

Decommissioned 16 July 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 9 november 1959 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Augusta (CA 31)

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1James Otto Richardson, USN30 Jan 1931

2Carleton Herbert Wright, USN31 May 1941May 1942
3Gordon Hutchins, USNMay 19426 Jan 1944
4Tully Shelly, USN6 Jan 194421 Jan 1944
5Edward H Jones, USN21 Jan 1944Jan 1945
6Bryan Cobb Harper, USNJan 1945May 1945
7Captain James Hicks Foskett, USNMay 194527 Aug 1945
8Jesse Rink Wallace, USN27 Aug 1945Apr 1946

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