USS Detroit (CL-8) was an Omaha-class light cruiser

Took Part in the First Invasion of the Marshall Islands (2/15/1942)

Supported Invasion of Wake Island (2/22/1942)

Supported Invasion of Eniwetok (2/25/1942)

Attacked Japanese Shipping near Eniwetok (2/26/1942)

2 Japanese Merchants sunk

Attacked by Japanese Planes at Wake Island (3/28/1942)

Attacked by Planes from IJN Shokaku at Wake Island (3/31/1942)

Took 4 Bomb Hits causing Heavy Fires

Unable to recover and sunk at Wake Island (4/3/1942)

Loss admitted (6/13/1942)

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