CL 92's Departments & Divisions

Page last updated: 1 May, 2020

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Ship Divisions per Blue Jackets Manual 1944


1st Div
Deck Division, Forward 5" Guns
2nd Div
Deck Division, 40mm Guns
3rd Di
Deck Division, Aft 5" Guns
4th Div
Marine Detachment, Port 20mm Guns
5th Div
Deck Division, Ordnance handling, Starboard 20mm Guns
A Div
Evaporators, boats, auxilaries, ice machines
B Div
C & R Divs
Construction and repair
E Div
H Div
Medical, dental
K Div
Communications (radio, signal, sound, electrical)
M Div
Main Engines
N Div
Navigation (Quartermasters)
R Div
Construction and repair shops, band, ship's service
S Div
Supply, disbursing, commissary
V-1 Div
Aircraft launching, landing and handling operations
V-2 Div
Fueling, lubrication, and hangar deck plane handling
V-3 Div
Air Plot, Fly Control and Aerology
V-4 Div
Combat Information Center (CIC), and radar/radio maintenance
V-5 Div
Servicing and arming aircraft
V-12 Div Fuzing and handling bombs and rockets

According to The Bluejackets Manual (15th Edition, 1959), ships of the U.S. Navy always had the following Departments, each headed by a Department Head:
Operations,    Navigation,    Gunnery   (or Deck),
Engineering,    Supply,  
and  Medical

Each Department was broken down into Divisions, each with a Division Officer.
In addition, ships of the U.S. Navy, depending on type, may also have one or more of the following Departments headed by a Department Head:

Air (Aviation),    Chaplain,  Dental,  Executive,  Flag,  Marine,
Repair,  Transportation  and  Weapons

These Departments also consisted of Divisions, each with its own Division Officer.
The links above (in blue) will take you to the individual Departments that were attached to the U.S.S. Little Rock CL 92 at various times in her career. The page associated with each Department will provide details as to that Department's functions, as well a links to the Division within that Department.
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