USS Manchester (CL 83)
Light cruiser of the Cleveland class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||25 Sep 1944|
|Launched||5 Mar 1946|
|Commissioned||29 Oct 1946|
|End service||27 Jun 1956|
Decommissioned 27 June 1956.
Commands listed for USS Manchester (CL 83)
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|1||T/Capt. Peter Gerald Hale, USN||29 Oct 1946||19 Jul 1947 (1)|
|2||T/Capt, John Stuart Keating, USN||19 Jul 1947||8 Feb 1948|
|3||Cdr. Frederick Stanton Withington, USN||8 Feb 1948||7 Aug 1948 (1)|
|4||T/Capt. Ira Hudson Nunn, USN||7 Aug 1948||10 Sep 1949 (1)|
|5||T/Capt. Charles Warren Wilkins, USN||10 Sep 1949||22 Jul 1950 (1)|
|6||T/Capt. Gale Emerson Griggs, USN||29 May 1952||4 Jul 1953 (1)|
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