Allied Warships

USS Amsterdam (CL 101)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 101 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down3 Mar 1943 
Launched25 Apr 1944 
Commissioned8 Jan 1945 
End service30 Jun 1947 

Decommissioned 30 June 1947.
Stricken 2 January 1971.
Sold 11 February to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Amsterdam (CL 101)

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1T/Capt. Andrew Petrie Lawton, USN8 Jan 1945Aug 1946

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