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USS Concord was an Omaha-class light cruiser laid down on March 29, 1920 and launched on December 15, the following year. It was commissioned on November 3, 1923 under Capt. Orin G. Murfin’s command with the hull number CL-10 and served in the US Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned on December 12, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 458 people on board and had the main missions in Balboa, the Suez Canal, Pearl Harbor, Bora Bora, Adak or Ominato. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 8, 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1947. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Concord received 1 battle star.