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USS CONCORD (CL 10)


       
Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - India - Romeo - Victor

CLASS - OMAHA
Displacement 7,050 Tons, Dimensions, 555' 6" (oa) x 55' 4" x 20' (Max)
Armament 12 x 6"/53, 2 x 3"/50AA, 10 x 21" tt.
Armor, 3" Belt, 1 1/2" Deck, 1 1/2 Conning Tower.
Machinery, 90,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 35 Knots, Crew 458.
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid at William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, PA
Launched 15 DEC 1921
Commissioned 03 NOV 1923
Decommissioned 12 DEC 1945
Stricken 08 JAN 1946
Fate: Sold for Scrap in JAN 1947

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons



Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Navy Combat Action Ribbon - American Defense Service Medal w/FLEET Clasp - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy World War II Occupation Medal w/ASIA Clasp


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Concord
0401020
399k The newly commissioned USS Concord (CL 10) sits moored at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard on 3 November 1923.

Photo from the City of Philadelphia Department of Records
Bill Gonyo
Concord 32k Undated, (Somewhat fuzzy but viewable) Phil Paone
Concord 18k The ships scoreboard. Bob Riggle
Concord 30k Bows on view, Undated WWII era. Bob Riggle
Concord 13k

USS Concord (CL 10) Firing a torpedo from her port side upper torpedo tubes, circa the early or middle 1920s.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 55317.

USNHC
Concord 72k

USS Concord (CL 10) Anchored at Algiers, Algeria, circa late 1923.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 55316.

USNHC
Concord 88k

USS Concord (CL 10) At the edge of the desert off the North African coast, with local camel troops in the foreground, circa late 1923 or early 1924. During her maiden cruise at that time Concord steamed through the Mediterranean Sea and returned to the United States by way of the Suez Canal and the Cape of Good Hope. Donation of Franklin Moran, 1967.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 64647.

USNHC
Concord
0401018
176k

Overhead aerial view taken 2 May 1927, location unknown.

USN photo

David Buell
Concord 24k

USS Concord (CL 10) In a harbor, circa 1935. Note that she still has twelve six-inch guns.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 63530.

USNHC/Bob Riggle
Concord 19k Starboard bow view, Undated WWII Era. Bob Riggle
Concord 84k

USS Concord (CL 10) Off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 9 February 1942.

Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives #19-N-28439.

National Archives
Concord
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154k

Labeled on the back...Hayne Elliot 3" Gun Crew - he became a Rear Admiral.

From the collection of Fred M. Larson

Christopher Larson
Concord
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113k

Change of Command; from CAPT Sowell to CAPT Chambers, which dates this photo at 13 July 1942. The officers are (from left to right) CDR Behrem, CDR Elliot, CAPT Sowell, CAPT Chambers.

From the collection of Fred M. Larson

Christopher Larson
Concord
0401022
145k From the collection of Fred M. Larson Christopher Larson
Concord
0401019
217k

Starboard side view taken in Panama Bay, 21 November 1942.

USN photo.

David Buell
Concord 43k

USS Concord (CL 10) Off Balboa, Panama Canal Zone, 6 January 1943.

Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives #USA C-627.

National Archives/Gregory J. Baker
Concord 95k

USS Concord (CL 10) Steaming off the Panama Canal Zone, 19 March 1943.

Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives 19-N-42165.

National Archives
Concord 95k

USS Concord (CL 10) Underway off the Panama Canal Zone, 19 March 1943.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 61552.

USNHC
Concord 86k

USS Concord (CL 10) Off the Panama Canal Zone, 14 March 1944.

Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives #19-N-62694.

National Archives
Concord 105k

USS Concord (CL 10) Underway in Puget Sound, Washington, 1 November 1944. Her camouflage is Measure 33, Design 2f.

Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives #19-N-75591.

National Archives

Commanding Officers
Name/Rank Final Rank Dates
Murfin, Orin Gould, CAPT ADM 11/03/1923 - 06/18/1925
Watson, Adolphus Eugene, CAPT RADM 06/18/1925 - 01/04/1927
Snyder, Charles Philip, CAPT   01/04/1927 - 08/18/1928
Lannon, James Patrick, CAPT   08/18/1928 - 06/10/1930
Nichols, Neil Ernest, CAPT   06/10/1930 - 1932
Frucht, Max Mike, CAPT   06/20/1932 - 10/28/1933
Sharp Jr., Alexander (Sandy), CAPT   10/28/1933 - 04/05/1935
Smith, William Taylor, CAPT   04/05/1935 - 10/06/1936
Lee Jr., Willis Augustus (Ching), CAPT VADM 10/06/1936 - 07/01/1938
Metz, Earle Calvin, CAPT   07/01/1938 - 01/20/1940
Sowell, Ingram Cecil, CAPT   01/20/1940 - 07/13/1942
Chambers, Irving Reynolds, CAPT   07/13/1942 - 12/16/1943
Laird, Oberlin Carter, CAPT   12/16/1943 - 10/10/1944
Rumble, Cyril Alfred, CDR   10/10/1944 - 09/23/1945
Bushnell, Carl Hilton, CAPT   09/23/1945 - 12/21/1945

(Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)


USS CONCORD (CL 10) History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry on the U.S. Navy Historical Center website.

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