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USS Fresno (CL 121) Fitting out at the Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company shipyard, Kearny, New Jersey, September 1946. Courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Ted Stone Collection.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 66794.
|164k||Starboard side to, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 10 March 1947. Tied alongside (from inboard) USS Gearing (DD 710), USS Gyatt (DD 712), USS Eugene A. Greene (DD 711). The ships were returning from Montevideo, Uruguay where they represented the United States for the Inauguration of President Thomas Berrata. (Additional information provided by S. Lukacinsky)||Robert Norville|
USS Fresno (CL 121) Moored off Portland, England, 14 August 1947. Courtesy of Rear Admiral Elliott Strauss, USN, 1956.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 54199.
USS Fresno (CL 121) At Dublin, Ireland, May 1948.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives #80-G-K-9384.
USS Fresno (CL 121) Moored in Alexandria Basin, Dublin, Ireland, during a "goodwill" visit, 1948. Photograph was released 4 May 1948. Fresno was then serving as flagship for Admiral Richard L. Conolly.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives #80-G-705439.
|Transiting the Kiel Canal, 1948.||Ron Reeves|
|13k||Port side view about 1950.||Joe Radigan, MACM, USN, Ret|
|Strauss, Elliott Bowman, CAPT||RADM||11/27/1946 - 12/1947|
|Michelet, William Giers, CAPT||12/1947 - 06/15/1948|
|Roenigk, John George, CDR||06/15/1948 - 05/17/1949|
(Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)
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