U.S.S. Detroit (1922)

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U.S.S. Detroit (1922)
Hull Number: CL-8
Builder: Fore River[1]
Laid down: 10 Nov, 1920[2]
Launched: 20 Jun, 1922[3]
Commissioned: 31 Jul, 1923[4]
Decommissioned: 11 Jan, 1946[5]
Sold: 27 Feb, 1946[6]
U.S.S. Detroit was one of ten Omaha class light cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

Detroit was sponsored by Miss M. Couzens, daughter of James J. Couzens, the Mayor of Detroit, Michigan; and commissioned on 31 July 1923.

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Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  2. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  3. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  4. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  5. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  6. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  7. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  8. Register of Officers, 1930. pp. 14, 15.

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Omaha Class Light Cruiser
Omaha Milwaukee Cincinnati Raleigh Detroit
Richmond Concord Trenton Marblehead Memphis
<– Chester Class Minor Cruisers (US)