U.S.S. Marblehead (1923)

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U.S.S. Marblehead (1923)
Hull Number: CL-12
Builder: William Cramp & Sons[1]
Laid down: 4 Aug, 1920[2]
Launched: 9 Oct, 1923[3]
Commissioned: 8 Sep, 1924[4]
Decommissioned: 1 Nov, 1945[5]
Stricken: 28 Nov, 1945[6]
Broken up: 27 Feb, 1946[7]
U.S.S. Marblehead was one of ten Omaha class light cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

She commissioned on 8 September, 1924 with Captain Chauncey Shackford in command.

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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. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 451.
  8. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 16-17.
  9. Register of Officers, 1930. pp. 16, 17.

Bibliography


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