USS Little Rock (CL 92)
Light cruiser of the Cleveland class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Cramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||29 Oct 1940|
|Laid down||6 Mar 1943|
|Launched||27 Aug 1944|
|Commissioned||17 Jun 1945|
|End service||22 Nov 1976|
Decommissioned 24 June 1949.
The only World War II cruiser on display in the U.S., USS Little Rock is the sole survivor of the Cleveland class, the most numerous of U.S. wartime cruisers (29 vessels completed). Little Rock served with distinction as flagship for both the Second and Sixth fleets. In 1960, she was converted to a Talos missile cruiser, making four cruises to the Mediterranean and two to the North Atlantic. Little Rock was stricken from the Navy Register in 1976, and was acquired by the City of Buffalo in 1977. The ship is now a museum vessel on display at the Naval & Military Park with USS Croaker. Little Rock conducts youth group overnight encampments.
Commands listed for USS Little Rock (CL 92)
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|1||T/Capt. William Edward Miller, USN||14 Jun 1945||7 Jul 1946|
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