Allied Warships

USS Macon (CA 132)

Heavy cruiser of the Baltimore class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHeavy cruiser
ClassBaltimore 
PennantCA 132 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down14 Jun 1943 
Launched15 Oct 1944 
Commissioned25 Aug 1945 
End service10 Mar 1961 
History

Decommissioned 12 April 1950.
. Recommissioned 16 October 1950.
Decommissioned 10 March 1961.
Stricken 1 November 1969.
Sold 5 July 1973 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Macon (CA 132)

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1T/Capt. Edward Everett Pare, USN26 Aug 194528 Jun 1946

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