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Little Rock arrives in Buffalo, NY

On 15 July 1977 at 2300 hrs, Cleveland-class light cruiser USS Little Rock (CG-4) arrives in Buffalo, NY to become a museum ship.
Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Buffalo, NY

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USS Salem laid down

On 4 July 1945, Des Moines-class heavy cruiser USS Salem (CA-139) was laid down by the Bethlehem Steel Co.'s Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Mass.

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USS Little Rock decommissioned

72 years ago today, on 24 June 1949, Cleveland-class light cruise USS Little Rock (CL-92) was decommissioned for the first time by her CO Cdr. Richard Starr Craighill, and joined the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
MuseumShip at Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Buffalo, NY
Here seen in Venice on January 21, 1948

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USS Olympia C-6 laid down

130 years ago today, on 17 June 1891 protected cruiser USS Olympia C-6 was laid down at Union Iron Works in San Francisco, CA.
Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA

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USS Little Rock CL-92 commissioned

76 years ago today, on 17 June 1945 Cleveland-class light cruisers USS Little Rock CL-92 was commissioned for the first with Capt. William E. Miller in command.
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USS Little Rock CLG-4 recommissioned

On 3 June 1960 Cleveland-class light cruiser USS Little Rock CLG-4 was commissioned for the second time, Capt. J. O. Phillips in command
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USS Salem CA-139 commissioned

On 14 May 1949 Des Moines-class heavy cruiser USS Salem CA-139 was commissioned with Capt. J.C. Daniel in command.
USS Salem, Quincy, MA

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Salem CA-139 launched

On 25 March 1947 Des Moines-class heavy cruiser USS Salem CA-139 was launched at Bethlehem Steel Co. Fore River Shipyard, sponsored by Miss Mary G. Coffey, sister of the Honorable Edward A. Coffee, Mayor of her namesake, Salem, MA.
MuseumShip USS Salem, Quincy, MA

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USS Little Rock CL-92 laid down

6 March 1943, Cleveland-class light cruiser USS Little Rock CL-92 was laid down at Cramp Shipbuilding Co..
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Olympia C-6 commissioned

5 February 1895, USS Olympia C-6 was commissioned for the first time with Capt. John J. Read in command
Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA

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