Allied Warships

USS Guam (CB 2)

Large cruiser of the Alaska class

USS Guam as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLarge cruiser
PennantCB 2 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down2 Feb 1942 
Launched12 Nov 1943 
Commissioned17 Sep 1944 
End service17 Feb 1947 

Decommissioned 17 February 1947.
Stricken 1 June 1960.
Sold 24 May 1961 and scrapped at Baltimore starting in August 1961.


Commands listed for USS Guam (CB 2)

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1Capt. Leland Pearson Lovette, USN17 Sep 19446 Oct 1945

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