USS Birmingham (CL 62)
Light cruiser of the Cleveland class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||3 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||17 Feb 1941|
|Launched||20 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||29 Jan 1943|
|End service||2 Jan 1947|
Decommissioned 2 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Birmingham (CL 62)
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|1||T/R.Adm. John Wilkes, USN||29 Jan 1943||11 Aug 1943|
|2||Capt. Thomas Browning Inglis, USN||11 Aug 1943||24 Oct 1944|
|3||T/Capt. Winston Pilcher Folk, USN||24 Oct 1944||21 Nov 1944|
|4||T/Capt. Harry Douglas Power, USN||21 Nov 1944||9 Aug 1945|
|5||T/Capt. Richard Harold Cruzen, USN||8 Sep 1945||10 Oct 1946|
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