Allied Warships

USS Oakland (CL 95)

Anti-aircraft cruiser of the Oakland class

USS Oakland as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAnti-aircraft cruiser
PennantCL 95 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down15 Jul 1941 
Launched23 Oct 1942 
Commissioned17 Jul 1943 
End service1 Jul 1949 

Decommissioned 1 July 1949.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 1 December 1959 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Oakland (CL 95)

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1Capt. William Kearney Phillips, USN17 Jul 19438 Aug 1944
2Capt. Kendall Sturtevant Reed, USN8 Aug 194427 Aug 1945
3Capt. Allen Philip Calvert, USN27 Aug 194519 May 1946

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