Allied Warships

USS Reno (CL 96)

Anti-aircraft cruiser of the Oakland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAnti-aircraft cruiser
PennantCL 96 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down1 Aug 1941 
Launched23 Dec 1942 
Commissioned28 Dec 1943 
End service4 Nov 1946 

Decommissioned 4 November 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 22 March 1962 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Reno (CL 96)

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1T/Capt. Ralph Clonts Alexander, USN28 Dec 194313 Feb 1945
2Capt. Thomas Francis Darden, Jr., USN13 Feb 194526 Mar 1945
3Capt. Thomas Joseph Hickley, USN26 Mar 194522 May 1945
4T/Capt. Merle Alexander Sawyer, USN22 May 19454 Nov 1946 (1)

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