Allied Warships

USS Portsmouth (CL 102)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 102 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down28 Jun 1943 
Launched20 Sep 1944 
Commissioned25 Jun 1945 
End service15 Jun 1949 

Decommissioned 15 June 1949.
Stricken 1 December 1970.
Sold 21 March 1974 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Portsmouth (CL 102)

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1T/Capt. Heber Byron Brumbaugh, USN25 May 1945Mar 1946

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