Places visited by USS Little Rock...

From her keel laying at Cramp Shipbuilding Co. in Philadelphia, Pa., on 6 March 1943,
to her to opening as a museum at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
in Buffalo, NY on 30 June 1979, LITTLE ROCK has been many places.

Listed below are ports LITTLE ROCK visited while in commission, and
places her crew visited while stationed aboard her. Feel free to add to this list.
E-Mail your "Places Visited" to the Webmaster.

Page last updated: 4 March, 2018

Ports and Places are listed by the following categories:

    1.   Ports Visited by CL-92 from 06 Mar 43 thru 24 Jun 49
    2.   Places Visited by CL-92 Crew
    3.   Ports Visited by CLG-4 from 03 Jun 60 thru 15 Jul 77
    4.   Places Visited by CLG-4 Crew


CL 92 Port Visits from Commissioning on 06 Mar 43 to Decommissioning on 24 Jun 49

Ports Visited by Little Rock while CL-92

Ports A - P

Alexandroupolis, Greece 12 Oct 48
Algiers, Algeria, 27 Feb 48
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 25-30 Jul 46
Antofagasto, Chile, SA, 13 Feb 46
Antwerp, Belgium, 20-25 Jul 46
Arctic Circle (Crossed) 30 Nov 46
Argentia, Newfoundland, 07-09 Dec 46
Athens, Greece 1947/48
Augusta, Sicily, 07 Jan 48
Augusta, Sicily, 01 Oct 48
Augusta, Sicily, 12 Dec 48
Balboa, Panama, CZ, - 13 Mar 46
Bizerte, Tunisia, 19 Feb 48
Bone (Annabra), Algeria, 14-16 Sep 46
Bone (Annabra), Algeria, 26 Nov 47
Callao (Lima), Peru, SA, 23 Feb 46
Cape Cod Canal, MA
Cartagena, Colombia, SA, 16 Mar 46
Charleston, SC, 8-10 Feb 47
Charleston, SC, 22 Feb 47
Colon, Panama, CZ, 11 Mar 46
Conception, Chile, SA, 29 Jan 46
Copenhagen, Denmark, 4-10 Jul 46
Crossed Equator Heading South - About 10 Nov 45
Crossed Equator Heading North - About 09 Mar 46
Gibralter, UK, 22-23 Aug 46
Gibralter, UK, 20 Nov 47
Gibralter, UK, 02 Mar 48
Gibralter, UK, 23 Sep 48
Gibralter, UK, 14 Jan 49
Goteborg
(Gothenberg), Sweden 01-03 Jul 46
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 20 Mar 46
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 01 Aug 47
Gutenberg, Sweden, 01-03 Jul 46
Invergarden, Scotland, 28 Jun 46
Inverness, Scotland
, 28 Jun 46
Iquique, Chile, SA, 16 Feb 46
Isle of Crete, Greece, 04 Nov 48
Isle of Corfu, Greece, 17 Nov 48
Isle of Capri, Italy 1947/48
Isle of Rhodes, Greece, 09 Oct 48
Kalafrana, Malta 1947/48
Kavalla, Greece, 11 Oct 48
Kiel Canal (Transitted) - 19 Jul 46
Lisbon, Portugal, 15-21 Aug 46
Marseilles, France (Christmas Port) 17 Dec 48
Montevido, Uruguay, SA, 24 Nov 45
Naples, Italy,  27 Aug - 3 Sep 46
Naples, Italy,  01 Dec 47
Naples, Italy,  13 Dec 47
Newport, RI, 09 Jan - 05 Feb 47
New York City, 25-29 Oct 46
New York City, 13 Dec 46 - 06 Jan 47
Norfolk, VA, 27 Sep - 22 Oct 46
Norfolk, VA, 30 Oct - 21 Nov 46
Oran, Algeria, 07 Jan 49
Philadelphia, PA (Various dates)
Piraeus, Greece, 04-09 Sep 46
Piraeus, Greece, (Christmas Port) 21 Dec 47
Piraeus, Greece, 15 Oct 48
Piraeus, Greece, 13 Nov 48
Piraeus, Greece, 17 Oct 48
Plymouth, England 11-23 Jun 46
Plymouth, England, 31 Jul - 12 Aug 46
Port-au Prince, Haiti, Feb 47
Portland, ME, Oct 47 (To fight forest fires)


(con't.)


Ports Visited by Little Rock while CL-92

Ports Q - Z

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 09 Jul 48
Recife, Brazil, SA, 07-11 Jan 46
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, SA, 10-20 Nov 45
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, SA, 22 Dec 45 - 03 Jan 46
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, SA, 17 Jan 46

Rounded Cape Horn, Argentina, SA - About 25 Jan 46
Salonika, Greece, 07 Nov 48
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 25-30 Oct 45
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 15-22 Feb 47
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 24 Aug 47
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 15 May 48
Santa Elena, Ecuador, SA,  07 Mar 46
Santos, Brazil, SA, 17 Dec 45
Santos, Brazil, SA, 12 Jan 46
Scarpa Flow Scotland, 25-28 Jun 46
Sfax, Tunisia, 27 Oct 48

Sorrento, Italy 1947/48
Stockholm, Sweden, 11-17 Jul 46
Tangier, Morocco 27 Feb-01 Mar 48
Taranto, Italy, 24 Jan 48
Transitted Panama Canal, 12, 13 Mar 46
Trieste, Italy, 09 Feb 48
Trieste, Italy, 19 Nov 48
Trieste, Italy, 30 Nov 48
Tunis, Tunisia 1947/48
Valletta, Malta, 10-12 Sep 46
Valletta, Malta, 09 Dec 47
Valletta, Malta, 17 Jan 48
Valletta, Malta, 05 Oct 48
Valparaiso, Chile, SA, 01 Feb 46
Venice, Italy, 31 Jan 48

Venice, Italy, 26 Nov 48
Volos, Greece, 10 Nov 48






Other Places Visited by CL 92 Crew

The places listed below are in addition to the ports listed to the left. These are additional sights and locations that the crew of the CL-92 has visited while visiting the ports listed above.


 Athens, Greece
Cortina, Italy
Isle of Capri, Italy
Le Chateau D'If, France (*)
London, England
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Paris, France
Pompeii, Italy
Sorrento, Italy



(*) Count of Monte Cristo was exilled here


CLG 4 History from Commissioning on 03 Jun 60 to Arrival in Buffalo, NY on 15 Jul 77

Ports Visited by Little Rock while CLG 4:

Ports A - O

Alexandria, Egypt
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Antwerp, Belgium

Arancia Bay, Sardinia
Athens, Greece
Augusta Bay, Sicily
Piraeus, Greece
Barcelona, Spain
Bari, Italy
Bayonne, NJ
Beirut, Lebanon
Bergen, Norway
Bizerte, Tunisia
Boston, MA
Bordeaux, France
Cagliari, Sardinia
Cannes, France
Casablanca, Moroco
Catania, Sicily
Cherbourg, France
Ciudadella de Menorca, Spain
Copenhagen, Denmark
Corfu, Greece
Corsica, France
Crete, Greece
Cyprus
Genoa, Italy
Dubrovnick,Yugoslovia
Gibraltar
Famagusta, Cyprus
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades), FL
Gaeta, Italy (1)
Golfo Di Palmas, Sardinia
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ("Gitmo")
Hamburg, Germany
Istanbul, Turkey
Izmir, Turkey
Kiel Canal, Germany
Kingston, Jamaica
La Spezia, Italy
Lisbon, Portugal
 Liverpool, England
Livorno, Italy
Malaga, Spain
Marseilles, France
Messina, Sicily, Italy
Monaco
Morehead City, NC
Mayport, FL
Montego Bay, Jamaica,
Mykonos, Greece
Naples, Italy
Nassau, Bahamas
Newport, RI
New York City
Nice, France
Norfolk, VA (2)
Oslo, Norway





Ports Visited by Little Rock while CLG 4:

Ports P - Z

Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Palma, Majorca, Spain
Philadelphia, PA
Pollensa Bay, Mallorca, Spain
Port au Prince, Haiti (3)
Portsmouth, VA
Portsmouth, England
 Rapallo, Italy
Rhodes, Greece
Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico
Rosythe, Scotland
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rota, Spain
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Split, Yugoslavia
Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands
Southampton, England
Stockholm, Sweden

Suez Canal, Egypt
Tangiers, Morocco
Taranto, Italy 
The Rock of Gibraltar
Thessalonika, Greece
Toulon, France
Trieste, Italy
Tunis, Tunisia
Valencia, Spain
Valletta, Malta
Villefranche Sur La Mer
("Villa"), France (1)
Yorktown, VA (4)


Other Places Visited by CLG 4 Crew:

The places listed below are in addition to the ports listed to the left. These are additional sights and locations that the crew of the CLG-4 has visited while visiting the ports listed above.
 
Athens, Greece
Cairo , Egypt
Cannes, France
Cortina, Italy
Ephesus, Turkey
Florence, Italy
Granada, Spain
Isle of Capri, Italy
Isle of Wight, England
Jerusalam, Israel
London, England
Monaco
Paris, France
Peania, Greece (5)
Pisa, Italy
Pompeii, Italy
Rome, Italy
Sandefjord, Norway

Venice, Italy
Vesuvius, Italy



Notes

(1) = Overseas Homeport
(2) = Stateside Homeport
(3) First Foreign Port of Call After Recommissioning
(4) Yorktown Naval Weapons Station
(5) Goodwill Visit


We need YOUR contributions to this page !!
If you have memories about visiting places while on the U.S.S. Little Rock,
or if you recall visiting a port that is not on the list,
then PLEASE send a note to the Webmaster.


Contributors to the List of
"Ports and Places Visited"
:

  • Ed Bergeron (CLG-4)
  • Bruce Betz
  • Kyle Fitzwater
  • J.M.Hall (CL-92)
  • Steve Hodges (CLG-4)
  • S. Glenn Krochmal (CLG-4)
  • Mark Lehmann (CLG-4)
  • Walter Nebiker (CL-92)
  • Albert E. Newhouse USMC (CL-92)
  • Tom Niedzwieck (CLG-4)
  • Robert A. Peterson (CL-92)
  • Jim Sklarz (CLG-4)
  • Ken Stupca
  • Art Tilley (CLG-4)
  • "Rounding Cape Horn" Map
  • Various Cruise Books

Links to Individual Pages of
"Ports & Places Visited":


Gaeta, Italy

VilleFranche-Sur-Mer, France

Malta



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