Allied Warships

USS Omaha (CL 4)

Light cruiser of the Omaha class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 4 
Built byTodd Shipbuilding & DryDock Co. (Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down6 Dec 1918 
Launched14 Dec 1920 
Commissioned24 Feb 1923 
End service1 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 1 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Scrapped in February 1946 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.


Commands listed for USS Omaha (CL 4)

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1Paulus Prince Powell, USN1 Sep 193915 Oct 1941
2Capt. Theodore Edson Chandler, USN15 Oct 19411 Apr 1943
3Capt. Charles Doyle Leffler, Jr., USN1 Apr 194310 Mar 1944
4T/Capt. Elwood Morse Tillson, USN10 Mar 194423 Jun 1945
5T/Capt. William Langfitt Freseman, USN23 Jun 194524 Sep 1945

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