Allied Warships

USS Dayton (CL 105)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 105 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down8 Mar 1943 
Launched19 Mar 1944 
Commissioned7 Jan 1945 
End service1 Mar 1949 

Decommissioned 1 March 1949.
Stricken 1 Sept 1961.
Sold 6 april 1962 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Dayton (CL 105)

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1T/Capt. Paul William Steinhagen, USN7 Jan 194521 Dec 1945

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