USS Little Rock CL 92 & CLG 4
Places Visited

Page last updated: 8 June, 2021

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.


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 CL 92 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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