USS Alaska (CB 1)
Large cruiser of the Alaska class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||17 Dec 1941|
|Launched||15 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||17 Jun 1944|
|End service||17 Feb 1947|
Arrived at her permanent berthing area at Bayonne, New York on 2 February 1946. Placed in inactive status commission, in reserve at Bayonne, on 13 August 1946. Alaska was ultimately placed out of commission, in reserve, on 17 February 1947. The large cruiser never returned to active duty. Her name struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 June 1960, the was sold on 30 June 1960 to the Lipsett Division of Luria Brothers of New York City, to be broken up for scrap.
Commands listed for USS Alaska (CB 1)
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|1||T/R.Adm. Peter Kalsh Fischler, USN||17 Jun 1944||27 Jan 1945|
|2||T/Capt. Kenneth Hill Noble, USN||27 Jan 1945||18 Dec 1945|
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