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The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) burning on 11 May 1945. The Cleveland-class cruiser USS Pasadena (CL-65) is visible o...

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USS Birmingham (CL-62), a light cruiser named for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, the “Steel City”, was a Cleveland class light cruiser laid down at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company of Newport News, Virginia on 17 February 1941 and launched on 20 March 1942.

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USS Houston (CL-81). Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia. Launched: 19 June 1943. Commissioned: 20 December 1943. Decommissioned: 15 December 1947. Struck: 1 March 1959. Fate: Scrapped. Class & type: Cleveland-class light cruiser. Displacement: 10,000 tons.

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