The Short Life of the USS Fall River (CA-131)

The USS Fall River (CA-131)… A Baltimore-class heavy cruiser of the United States Navy. She was launched on 13 August 1944 by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden, New Jersey and named for the town of Fall River, Massachusetts. On 1 July 1945, the Fall River was commissioned with Captain David S. Crawford, USN, in command. On…