Allied Warships

USS Astoria (ii) (CL 90)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 90 
Built byCramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered29 Oct 1940 
Laid down6 Sep 1941 
Launched6 Mar 1943 
Commissioned17 May 1944 
End service1 Jul 1949 

Decommissioned 1 July 1949.
Stricken 1 November 1969. Sold to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Astoria (ii) (CL 90)

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1T/R.Adm. George Carroll Dyer, USN17 May 19449 Jun 1945
2T/Capt. William van Hamilton, USN9 Jun 194519 Mar 1946

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