USS Houston (ii) (CL 81)
Light cruiser of the Cleveland class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||4 Aug 1941|
|Launched||19 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Dec 1943|
|End service||15 Dec 1947|
On 14 October 1944 USS Houston (ii) was severely damaged by torpedoes during a Japanese air raid off Formosa.
Commands listed for USS Houston (ii) (CL 81)
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|1||Capt. William Wohlsen Behrens, USN||20 Dec 1943||30 Jul 1945|
|2||Howard Emery Orem, USN||30 Jul 1945||21 Jun 1946|
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