Allied Warships

USS Wilkes-Barre (CL 103)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
ClassCleveland 
PennantCL 103 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down14 Dec 1942 
Launched23 Dec 1943 
Commissioned1 Jul 1944 
End service9 Oct 1947 
History

Decommissioned 9 October 1947.
Stricken 15 January 1971.
Used in explosives trials and sunk 13 May 1972.

 

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1Robert Lee Porter, Jr., USN1 Jul 194417 Aug 1945
2William Williams Juvenal, USN17 Aug 194513 Jun 1946

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