Allied Warships

USS Denver (CL 58)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 58 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered12 Jun 1940 
Laid down26 Dec 1940 
Launched4 Apr 1942 
Commissioned15 Oct 1942 
End service7 Feb 1947 

Decommissioned 7 February 1947.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 29 February 1960 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Denver (CL 58)

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1Capt. Robert Bostwick Carney, USN15 Oct 194224 Jul 1943
2T/Capt. Robert Pearce Briscoe, USN24 Jul 194322 Feb 1944
3T/R.Adm. Albert MacQueen Bledsoe, USN22 Feb 19446 Apr 1945
4Capt. Thomas Francis Darden, Jr., USN6 Apr 1945

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