USS Philadelphia (CL 41)
Light cruiser of the Brooklyn class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Philadelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||28 May 1935|
|Launched||17 Nov 1936|
|Commissioned||23 Sep 1937|
|End service||3 Feb 1947|
Decommissioned 3 February 1947.
Commands listed for USS Philadelphia (CL 41)
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|1||Jules James, USN||23 Sep 1937||6 Nov 1939|
|2||Capt. Vance Duncan Chapline, USN||6 Nov 1939||5 Sep 1941|
|3||Capt. Charles Johnes Moore, USN||5 Sep 1941||15 Aug 1942|
|4||Capt. Paul Hendren, USN||15 Aug 1942||25 Oct 1942|
|5||Cdr. Gordon Josiah Crosby, USN||25 Oct 1942||1 Nov 1943|
|6||T/Capt. Walter Charles Ansel, USN||1 Nov 1943||6 Dec 1944|
|7||T/Capt. Robert Leon Boller, USN||6 Dec 1944||11 Oct 1945|
|8||T/Capt. Robert Wallace Berry, USN||11 Oct 1945||26 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Philadelphia include:
James, Jules, CAPT 09/23/1937 - 11/06/1939 Chapline, Vance Duncan, CAPT 11/06/1939 - 09/1941 Moore, Charles Johnes, CAPT 09/1941 - 07/1942 Hendren, Paul, CAPT 07/1942 - 09/1943 Crosby, Gordon Josiah, CDR 09/1943 - 09/1943 Ansel, Walter, CAPT 09/1943 - 1944 Boller, Robert Leon, CAPT 1944 - 09/1945 Berry, Robert Wallace, CAPT 09/1945 - 1946 Hall, G. M., CDR 1946 - 02/03/1947