Allied Warships

USS Galveston (CL 93)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 93 
Built byCramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered29 Oct 1940 
Laid down27 Aug 1943 
Launched22 Apr 1945 
Commissioned28 May 1958 
End service25 May 1970 

Nearly complete when construction was suspended on 24 June 1946.
the ship was laid up and converted to a guided missile cruiser.
Commissioned 28 May 1958.
Decommissioned 25 May 1970.
Stricken 21 December 1973.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.


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