Allied Warships

USS Honolulu (CL 48)

Light cruiser of the Brooklyn class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 48 
Built byNew York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Laid down9 Dec 1935 
Launched26 Aug 1937 
Commissioned15 Jun 1938 
End service3 Feb 1947 

Decommissioned 3 February 1947.
Sold 17 November 1949 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Honolulu (CL 48)

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1Capt. Oscar Smith, USN15 Jun 1938Jul 1940
2Capt. Harold Dodd, USNJul 19403 Aug 1942 (1)
3Capt. Robert Ward Hayler, Sr., USN3 Aug 194225 Mar 1944
4T/Capt. Harry Raymond Thurber, USN25 Mar 194420 Jan 1945
5T/Capt. Olin Scoggins, USN20 Jan 19453 Feb 1945
6T/Cdr. Theodore Frederick Ascherfeld, USN3 Feb 194515 Jun 1945
7T/Capt. Harold Frederick Pullen, USN15 Jun 1945Nov 1945
8T/Cdr. William Julius Lederer, Jr., USNNov 1945May 1946

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