USS Cleveland CL-55 Reunion Association



General Douglas MacArthur aboard CL-55
July, 1945

General McArthur arriving aboard USS Cleveland in 1945

To the officers and crew of the U.S.S. Cleveland.

"A gallant ship, a gallant captain and officers, a gallant crew."

General Douglas MacArthur
Borneo 1945



General MacArthur aboard USS Cleveland, 1945

General MacArthur aboard USS Cleveland in 1945



Photo courtesy of Lt. Charles Stewart



Photo courtesy of Lt. Charles Stewart



General MacArthur, standing behind ladder, aboard USS Cleveland, 1945

Observing bombardment of Japanese defenses
at Balikpapan, Borneo on 1 July 1945.

Photo Source: Australia's War 1939-1945



Note: MacArthur had his own cabin, contrary to the claims of some who say they shared their bunk with the General!