U.S.S. Raleigh (1922)

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U.S.S. Raleigh (1922)
Hull Number: CL-7
Builder: Fore River[1]
Laid down: 16 Aug, 1920[2]
Launched: 25 Oct, 1922[3]
Commissioned: 6 Feb, 1924[4]
Decommissioned: 2 Nov, 1945[5]
Stricken: 28 Nov, 1945[6]
Sold: 27 Feb, 1946[7]
U.S.S. Raleigh was one of ten Omaha class light cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

Raleigh commissioned in the Boston Navy Yard on 6 February, 1924 under Captain William Carleton Watts.

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Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  2. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  3. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  4. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  5. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  6. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  7. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  8. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  9. Register of Officers, 1928. p. 14.
  10. Register of Officers, 1930. pp. 16, 17.

Bibliography


Omaha Class Light Cruiser
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