USS Canberra (CA 70)
Heavy cruiser of the Baltimore class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||3 Sep 1941|
|Launched||19 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Oct 1943|
|End service||2 Feb 1970|
USS Canberra was named in honour of the Australian cruiser HMAS Canberra lost in action at Savo Island on 9 August 1942.
Decommissioned 7 March 1947.
Commands listed for USS Canberra (CA 70)
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|1||Capt. Alexander Rieman Early, USN||14 Oct 1943||25 Feb 1945|
|2||T/Cdr. Richard Benjamin Levin, USN||25 Feb 1945||17 Jul 1945|
|3||T/Capt. Russell Million Ihrig, USN||17 Jul 1945||18 May 1946|
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