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USS Little Rock (CL-92/CLG-4/CG-4) was one of 27 United States Navy Cleveland-class light cruisers completed during or shortly after World War II, and one of six to be converted to guided missile cruisers. She was the first US Navy ship to be named for
. Commissioned in mid-1945, she was
completed too late to see combat duty during World War II. After an initial
South American cruise, she spent the next few years serving off the east coast
of the Little Rock,
Arkansas U.S., in
the Caribbean, and in the Mediterranean.
Like all but one of her sister ships, she was retired in the post-war defense
cutbacks, becoming part of the Atlantic Reserve Fleet in 1949.
In the late 1950s she was converted to a Galveston-class guided missile cruiser, which involved removing all her aft guns and rebuilding her aft superstructure to accommodate the Talos missile system. Like most of the
Cleveland ships converted to
missile ships, she was also extensively modified forward to become a flagship.
This involved removal of most of her forward armament to allow for a greatly
enlarged superstructure. She was recommissioned in 1960 as CLG-4 (and in 1975
In her new career she served extensively in the
often as the Sixth Fleet flagship. She decommissioned for the last time in
1976, and is now a museum ship in . Buffalo, New
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