USS Pittsburgh (CA 72)
Heavy cruiser of the Baltimore class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||3 Feb 1943|
|Launched||22 Feb 1944|
|Commissioned||10 Oct 1944|
|End service||28 Aug 1956|
Decommissioned 7 March 1947.
Commands listed for USS Pittsburgh (CA 72)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||T/Capt. John Edward Gingrich, USN||10 Oct 1944||3 Sep 1945|
|2||T/Capt. Robert Bolton, Jr., USN||3 Sep 1945||16 Dec 1945|
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