Allied Warships

USS Santa Fe (CL 60)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 60 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Jul 1940 
Laid down7 Jun 1941 
Launched10 Jun 1942 
Commissioned24 Nov 1942 
End service19 Oct 1946 

Decommissioned 19 October 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 9 November 1959 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Santa Fe (CL 60)

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1Capt. Russell Stanley Berkey, USN24 Nov 194215 Dec 1943
2Jerauld Wright, USN15 Dec 19431 Nov 1944
3Cmdr Harold Carlton Fitz, USN1 Nov 194417 Oct 1945
4Lcmdr James Shepherd Freeman, Sr., USN17 Oct 194519 Oct 1946

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