Allied Warships

USS Vicksburg (CL 86)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 86 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down26 Oct 1942 
Launched14 Dec 1943 
Commissioned12 Jun 1944 
End service30 Jun 1947 

Decommissioned 30 June 1947.
Stricken 1 October 1962 and used as a test hulk.
Sold 25 August 1964 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Vicksburg (CL 86)

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1T/Capt. William Cecil Vose, USN12 Jun 194427 Jul 1945
2T/Capt. Lawrence Charles Grannis, USN27 Jul 1945

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