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USS OKLAHOMA CITY
(CL 91/CLG 5/CG 5)

Image courtesy of Al Grazevich


       
Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Bravo - Whiskey - Romeo


Patch image contributed by Mike Smolinski
CLASS - CLEVELAND
Displacement 10,000 Tons, Dimensions, 610' 1" (oa) x 66' 4" x 25' (Max)
Armament 12 x 6"/47, 12 x 5"/38AA, 28 x 40mm, 10 x 20mm, 4 Aircraft
Armor, 5" Belt, 6" Turrets, 2" Deck, 5" Conning Tower.
Machinery, 100,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 32.5 Knots, Crew 1255.
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid on 8 DEC 1942 by Cramp Shipbuilding Co., Philadelphia, PA
Launched 20 FEB 1944
Commissioned 22 DEC 1944
Decommissioned 30 JUN 1947
Reclassified CLG 5 23 MAY 1957
Commissioned 7 SEP 1960
Reclassified CG 5 1 JUL 1975 Decommissioned 15 DEC 1979
Stricken 12 DEC 1979
Fate: Sunk as target with a torpedo by Republic of Korea Submarine Lee Chun (SS 062) on 25 MAR 1999

Patch image contributed by Mike Smolinski

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons





Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (2)
Second Row - Navy Unit Commendation - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (2) - American Campaign Medal
Third Row -Asia Pacific Campaign Medal (3) - WWII Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal
Fourth Row - National Defense Service Medal - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (5) - Vietnam Service Medal (14)
Fifth Row - Humanatarian Service Medal - Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm - Vietnam Campaign Medal with device


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OKLAHOMA CITY As Light Gun Cruiser CL 91
(1944 - 1957)
Oklahoma City
0409109
319k Mrs. Anton H. Classen, sponsor, USS Oklahoma City (CL 91), 20 February 1944 readies the champagne bottle to christen the ship during her launching at the Cramp Shipbuilding Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bill Gonyo
Oklahoma City 96k

USS Oklahoma City (CL 91) Launching, at the Cramp shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 20 February 1944. Courtesy of James Russell, 1972.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 75598.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 95k 1945 Image, as completed. Underway. USN
Oklahoma City 92k

USS Oklahoma City (CL 91) Off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, circa 9 April 1945. Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland. Collection of James C. Fahey.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 95754.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 78k

USS Oklahoma City (CL 91) Underway off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 9 April 1945. Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland. Collection of James C. Fahey.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 95752.

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Oklahoma City 103k

USS Oklahoma City (CL 91) Underway in the Delaware river, while operating out of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 9 April 1945. Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland. Collection of James C. Fahey.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 95753.

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Safeguard
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425k Aerial view of the south end of Mare Island Naval Ship, between 12 and 19 September 1946. Ships present include:

USS Oklahoma City (CL 91)
USS Safeguard (ARS 25)
USS Avery Island (AG 76)
USS Quapaw (ATF 110)
USS Eldorado (AGC 11)
USS Barricade (ACM 3)
USS Fieberling (DE 640)
AFD 16
USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD 752) and
Endicott (YM 12)

Safeguard and Avery Island were at the yard for decontamination from the Bikini Island tests. Oklahoma City is about to be decommissioned; Barricade is about to be turned over to Coast Guard; Endicott dredging berth 18 and the others are in for repairs.

US Navy photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
Darryl Baker
Oklahoma City
0409110
1m Port bow view just prior to entering dry dock #2 at Mare Island on 26 October 1946. Darryl Baker
Oklahoma City
0409108
650k

The Oklahoma City (CL 91) enters dry dock #2 at Mare Island Naval Shipyard on 26 Oct 1946 during the yard's Navy Day celebration. She was in dry dock from 26 Oct to 13 Nov 1946.

Darryl Baker
OKLAHOMA CITY As Converted Into Guided Missile Cruiser CLG 5
(1960 - 1979)
Oklahoma City 95k Underway, Showing general details of missile conversion rebuild. USN
Oklahoma City 166k Underway, at speed. USN
Oklahoma City 92k Good detail pic. Showing many details of the conversion. Note Forward 6" gun remains, Dual 5"/38 is moved forward and the entire superstructure is moved forward. USN
Oklahoma City 42k Nice Starboard side view. USN
Oklahoma City 65k Six inch/47 caliber guns in action, date unknown. Craig Chaddock
Chicago
04011120
62k (inboard) USS Chicago (CG 11) and (outboard) USS Oklahoma City (CG 5) Date and location unknown. Vince Venincasa
Oklahoma City
04010569
587K Port bow view while underway, date and location unknown. Charles Lamm
Oklahoma City 89k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Is tugged from the Bethlehem Steel Company's San Francisco, California, shipyard to the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, following her conversion to a guided missile cruiser, September 1960.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph #USN 1172926.

National Archive
Oklahoma City 77k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Is tugged from the Bethlehem Steel Company's San Francisco, California, shipyard to the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, following her conversion to a guided missile cruiser, September 1960.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph #USN 1172927.

National Archives
Oklahoma City 97k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Steams out of San Francisco Bay, California, on 16 November 1960. Photographed by Naval Air Station Alameda, California.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98663.

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Oklahoma City
04010560
265k

Starboard side view while underway on 23 NOV 1960.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph

David Buell
Oklahoma City 82k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Underway on 9 December 1960. Photographed by PH2 R.J. Robey, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98662.

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Oklahoma City 60k Alongside the USS Tolovana (AO 64) for refuling, Sometime between 1960 and 1963, most likely in the Western Pacific. (Date corrected by Phil Hays) USS Tolovana Foundation
Oklahoma City 69k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) In drydock at the San Francisco Naval Shipyard, 20 June 1961. Photographed by PH1 N.A. Archey, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98672.

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Oklahoma City
04010570
136k USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) as seen from USS Okanogan (APA 220), White Beach, Buckner Bay, Okinawa, 15 February 1962 John Trolinger
Oklahoma City
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171k USS Okanogan (APA 220) (left) loading Marines and equipment of 31th Marine Expeditionary Unit, White Beach, Buckner Bay, Okinawa, 15 February 1962. USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) is to the right. John Trolinger
Oklahoma City 85k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Underway, circa 1962. The original print has the date 6 April 1962 stamped on its back.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98664.

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Oklahoma City 103k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Arrival at Yokosuka, Japan, 20 May 1962. The tug USS Portobago (YTM 413) is assisting as Oklahoma City is moored to Pier # 8. Photographed by P.D. Hinman, Pacific Fleet Mobile Photo Unit.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98665.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 69k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) In port with rails manned, possibly at Long Beach, California, circa 1963. The original print has the date 6 March 1963 stamped on its back.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98666.

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Oklahoma City 133k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view of the ship's forward superstructure, taken while she was undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 28 September 1963.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98685.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 133k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view amidships, looking aft, taken while undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 28 September 1963. Note the ship's surviving gun director, a Mark 37, and radar antennas, including: SPS-10 and SPS 37/43 (larger antenna) atop the foremast; SPS-39 atop the mainmast; and SPS-30 atop the after mast.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98686.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 152k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view of the ship's after superstructure, looking to starboard, taken while she was undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 19 October 1963. Note the antenna for a SPS-30 radar atop the ship's after mast.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98687.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 146k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view of guidance radars for the ship's "Talos" guided missiles atop her after superstructure, looking to starboard, taken while she was undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 19 October 1963. These antennas include SPW-2 (smaller dish antennas) and SPG-49, the latter with "E with a hashmark" awards painted on them.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98688.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 121k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view aft, looking to starboard, taken while undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 19 October 1963. Note the inclining experiment's weight shifting track temporarily installed athwartships, between the launcher for "Talos" guided missiles and the after superstructure.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98689.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 104k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view forward, taken while undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 19 October 1963. Note the large communications antenna and anchor handling equipment.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98683.

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Oklahoma City 103k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view forward, taken while undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 19 October 1963. Note the ship's 6"/47 triple gun turret and 5"/38 twin gun mount.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98684.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 81k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Test fires a booster slug from her guided missile launcher, preceeding the firing of the "Talos" missile. The four firings of the booster slug were successful. The earliest date on the back of the original photograph is 17 January 1963, when it was returned after security review. It was cleared for publication on 4 November 1965.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98677.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 90k

USS Columbus (CG 12), at left, and USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Moored to Buoys 21, 22 & 23, at San Diego, California, 14 March 1964. Photographed by PH2 R.D. Fennell, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98673.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 135k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) is moved alongside USS Providence (CLG 6) at Yokosuka Naval Station, Japan, 7 July 1964. Vice Admiral Roy L. Johnson, Commander Seventh Fleet, and his flag staff were moving from Providence to Oklahoma City at the conclusion of the former's first tour as fleet flagship. Photographed by PHAN R.L. White, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98674.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 114k

Harbor tugs move USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) alongside USS Providence (CLG 6) for change of Seventh Fleet flagship, 7 July 1964. Commander Seventh Fleet, Vice Admiral Roy L. Johnson, transferred his flag and staff from Providence to Oklahoma City at the conclusion of the former's first tour as Fleet flagship. Note LCU 637 and several harbor tugs on the wharf, at left; large dockyard cranes; tunnels in the cliff in the background; and the large number of automobiles on board Oklahoma City.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives #USN 1104112.

National Archives
Oklahoma City 73k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5), Flagship of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, Arrives at Saigon, Republic of Vietnam, for a three-day goodwill tour, with Vice Admiral Roy L. Johnson, Commander, Seventh Fleet, on board, 21 July 1964. Vietnamese Navy personnel are waiting to help berth the ship.

Official U.S. Army Photograph #USA CC-26860.

National Archives
Oklahoma City 128k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5), Flagship of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, Underway in the Vietnam area, 13 July 1966. Photographed by JO1 James F. Falk, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98667.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 99k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Fires a salvo from her 6"/47 guns, during a night operation in the South China Sea off Vietnam, June 1966. Photographed by Chief Journalist R.D. Moeser, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph #USN 1142155.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 81k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Receives a musical send off from the Commander Seventh Fleet Band, as she heads for the U.S. West Coast after two and a half years as Seventh Fleet flagship in the Western Pacific, 2 December 1966. She had been relieved as flagship by USS Providence (CLG 6). Note the banner across Oklahoma City's bridge face, reading "Bound for the Promised Land". Photographed by JOC Jim Falk, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98676.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 163k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view amidships, looking aft along the port side, taken while the ship was undergoing an inclining experiment at the San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard, Hunter's Point, San Francisco, California, in June 1967.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98690.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 139k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view forward on the port side, taken while the ship was undergoing an inclining experiment at the San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard, Hunter's Point, San Francisco, California, in June 1967. Ship in the background is the newly-completed guided-missile frigate USS Horne (DLG 30).

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98691.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 124k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view amidships, looking to starboard, taken while the ship was undergoing an inclining experiment at the San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard, Hunter's Point, San Francisco, California, in June 1967. Ships in the background are the newly-completed guided-missile frigate USS Horne (DLG 30), at left, and USS Somers (DDG 34), which was then being converted to a guided-missile destroyer.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98692.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 121k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Plan view aft, looking to starboard, taken while the ship was undergoing an inclining experiment at the San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard, Hunter's Point, San Francisco, California, in June 1967. Note the launcher for Oklahoma City's "Talos" guided missiles, helicopter landing area, and communications antennas mounted at her stern. Large blocks on her deck edge are weights used in the inclining experiment. Ship in the background is USS Somers (DDG 34), which was then being converted to a guided-missile destroyer.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98693.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 103k USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) View of the ship's stern, taken while she was undergoing an inclining experiment at the San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard, Hunter's Point, San Francisco, California, in June 1967. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98694. USNHC
Oklahoma City 61k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Night time photograph of the Seventh Fleet Flagship moored at HMS Tamar, the British Naval Base in Hong Kong, during a goodwill port visit, circa the 1960s.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98675.

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Oklahoma City
04010561
177k USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) conduction a highline transfer with the USS Josephus Daniels (DLG 27) in the South China Sea during 1970. Taken from the USS Bausell (DD 845}. STGC Lee Noland, USN (Ret.)
Oklahoma City 66k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Underway in the Pacific Ocean, 16 February 1972.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98668.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 100k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) Makes a tight turn to port while steaming in the Pacific Ocean, 16 February 1972.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98669.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 96k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) View from the ship's foredeck, looking aft at her gun battery and forward superstructure, with anchor chains in the foreground. Photograph was received in August 1972. It was probably taken during naval gunfire support operations off Vietnam earlier that year, as the paint on the ship's 6"/47 gun barrels appears to be charred and blistered from the heat of firing.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98679.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 123k

USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) View of the ship's 6"/47 guns. Photograph was received in August 1972 and was probably taken during naval gunfire support operations off Vietnam earlier in that year as the paint on the gun barrels is charred and blistered from the heat of firing.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98680.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 59k

Crewman carries a gunpowder tank for the ship's 6"/47 guns, during underway replenishment operations in the South China Sea, 3 August 1972.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98681.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 103k

Crewmen move gunpowder for the ship's 6"/47 guns from her main deck to her magazines, during underway replenishment operations in the South China Sea, 3 August 1972.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98682.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 110k Port quarter view in Hong Kong harbor, 1974. Karsten Petersen
Oklahoma City 77k Stern view in Hong Kong harbor, 1974. Karsten Petersen
Oklahoma City 106k Starboard quarter view in Hong Kong harbor, 1974. Karsten Petersen
Oklahoma City 195k Starboard Bow view, underway, 1975. John Conway
Oklahoma City 90k

USS Oklahoma City (CG 5) Seen through a porthole on USS San Jose (AFS 7), January 1976. Photographed by PH1 J.R. Sheppard, USN. Note SH-3 helicopter on Oklahoma City's fantail.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph #USN 1166905.

National Archives
Oklahoma City 88k

USS Oklahoma City (CG 5) Anchored in Buckner Bay, Okinawa, 20 September 1977. The ship is part of Task Force 77, taking part in Operation Bayanihan IV Fortress Lightning, a joint U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Republic of the Philippines Armed Forces exercise. Photographed by PH1 William L. Rodgers.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98670.

USNHC
Oklahoma City 177k Port side view, underway in Sydney Harbor, Austrailia, late 1970's. Barry A. Seward
Oklahoma City 189k Port side view, underway in Sydney Harbor, Austrailia, late 1970's. Barry A. Seward
Oklahoma City 163k Port quarter view, underway in Sydney Harbor, Austrailia, late 1970's. Barry A. Seward
Oklahoma City 183k Port bow view, underway in Sydney Harbor, Austrailia, late 1970's. Barry A. Seward
Chicago
04010555
247k Welcome Aboard booklet, circa 1979. Robert M. Cieri
Chicago
04010563
380k Moored at Pearl Harbor, HI, 18 October 1979. The "Okie Boat" was on her way to San Diego for decommissioning after serving as Flagship of the Seventh Fleet for eleven years. This view was taken from the SIMA pier. Tom Bateman
Chicago
04010564
449k Moored at Pearl Harbor, HI, 18 October 1979. The "Okie Boat" was on her way to San Diego for decommissioning after serving as Flagship of the Seventh Fleet for eleven years. This view was taken from the SIMA pier. Tom Bateman
Chicago
04010566
142k Moored at Pearl Harbor, HI, 18 October 1979. The "Okie Boat" was on her way to San Diego for decommissioning after serving as Flagship of the Seventh Fleet for eleven years. This fiew was taken from the SIMA pier. Tom Bateman
Chicago
04010565
154k Moored at Pearl Harbor, HI, 18 October 1979. The "Okie Boat" was on her way to San Diego for decommissioning after serving as Flagship of the Seventh Fleet for eleven years. Tom Bateman
Chicago
04010567
117k Moored at Pearl Harbor, HI, 18 October 1979 with friendship lights lit. The "Okie Boat" was on her way to San Diego for decommissioning after serving as Flagship of the Seventh Fleet for eleven years. This picture was taken from the roof of the old Enlisted Barracks, which has since been torn down. Tom Bateman
Chicago
04010568
108k Moored at Pearl Harbor, HI, 18 October 1979 with friendship lights lit. The "Okie Boat" was on her way to San Diego for decommissioning after serving as Flagship of the Seventh Fleet for eleven years. This picture was taken from the roof of the old Enlisted Barracks, which has since been torn down. Tom Bateman
Chicago
04010556
95k Change of Command 02 NOV 1979, San Francisco, CA. Robert M. Cieri
Chicago
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97k Change of Command 02 NOV 1979, San Francisco, CA. Robert M. Cieri
Chicago
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89k Change of Command 02 NOV 1979, San Francisco, CA. Robert M. Cieri
Chicago
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744k Change of Command 02 NOV 1979, San Francisco, CA. Robert M. Cieri
Chicago 546k USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5) (left) and USS Chicago (CG 11) (right), moored in Bremerton, WA, June 1984. Gerhard L. Mueller-Debus
Oklahoma City 84k

ex-USS Oklahoma City (CG-5) Awaiting disposal at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, circa June 1987.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98671-KN.

USNHC
Chicago
04010562
58k USS Oklahoma City (CG 5) moored at Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet anchorage in July 1997. Robert Hurst
Oklahoma City 50k Quoted from the Press Release for MTX 99 "The ship was still afloat on the final day of the exercise. With USS Columbus (SSN 762), Republic of Korea Submarine Lee Chun (SS 062), and several attack aircraft were in position to take another shot at the old vessel. Lee Chun shot a torpedo, scoring a direct hit. Twenty-five minutes later, at approximately 11:03 a.m., the former Seventh Fleet flagship disappeared below the surface, sinking down in 6,000 feet of water." USN

Commanding Officers
Name/Rank Final Rank Dates
Hunt, Charles Boardman, CAPT   12/22/1944 - 10/31/1945
Madeira, Dashiell Livingston, CAPT   10/31/1945 - 06/05/1946
Burkhart, Horace Vonarx, CDR   06/05/1946 - 07/01/1946
Humphreys, Charles Owen, CAPT   07/01/1946 - 06/30/1947
Decommissioned   06/30/1947 - 09/07/1960
Sarver, Ben William, CAPT RADM 09/07/1960 - 07/07/1961
Muse, George Read, CAPT RADM 07/07/1961 - 07/18/1962
Mugg, Richard Dryden, CAPT   07/18/1962 - 08/14/1963
Bonner, Emmett Peyton, CAPT RADM 08/14/1963 - 08/05/1964
Seymour Jr., Harry Augustus, CAPT   08/05/1964 - 07/12/1965
Simmons, Kendall Washburn, CAPT   07/12/1965 - 10/03/1966
Bagley, David Harrington, CAPT ADM 10/03/1966 - 06/21/1968
Surface, Wayne Douglas, CAPT   06/21/1968 - 09/29/1969
Howell, Jay Stanley, CAPT   09/29/1969 - 02/26/1971
Tice III, John Joseph, CAPT   02/26/1971 - 06/22/1972
Kanakanui Jr., William Atherton, CAPT   06/22/1972 - 10/04/1974
Butcher, Paul Donald, CAPT VADM 10/04/1974 - 10/22/1976
Colligan, Thomas Richard, CAPT   10/22/1976 - 12/16/1978
McDaniel, Rodney P., CAPT   12/16/1978 - 11/03/1979
Shreckengaust, James Arthur, CDR   11/03/1979 - 12/15/1979

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


USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CL 91/CLG 5/CG 5) History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry on the U.S. Navy Historical Center website.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information
CL-91 - CLG-5 - SSN-723

Contact Name: Mr. Frank Zaccaro
Address: 3824 Spring Valley Dr New Port Richey, FL, 34655-2915
Phone: 813-841-8707
E-mail: None


Note About Contacts.

The contact listed, Was the contact at the time for this ship when located. If another person now is the contact, E-mail me and I will update this entry. These contacts are compiled from various sources over a long period of time and may or may not be correct. Every effort has been made to list the newest contact if more than one contact was found.


Additional Resources
Hazegray & Underway Cruiser Pages By Andrew Toppan.
USS Oklamoma City website By Joe Caruso.
OkieBoat.com website By Phil Hays.

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