USS Juneau

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Military[edit]

Three ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Juneau, after the city of Juneau, Alaska:

  • USS Juneau (CL-52) was a light cruiser commissioned February 1942 and sunk eight months later in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
    • This "Juneau incident" is particularly notable for the loss of the five Sullivan brothers
  • USS Juneau (CL-119) was also a light cruiser, commissioned 1946, active in the Korean War, and scrapped in 1962
  • USS Juneau (LPD-10) was an amphibious transport dock, commissioned in 1969 and decommissioned in 2008

Fictional entities[edit]

  • USS Juneau is a fictional nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser in Clive Cussler's novel, Raise the Titanic! (1976)