USS Frament (DE 677)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||29 Oct 1942|
|Laid down||1 May 1943|
|Launched||28 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||15 Aug 1943|
|End service||30 May 1946|
Decommissioned 3 December 1944.
Commands listed for USS Frament (DE 677)
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|1||Sherry T McAdam, Jr., USNR||15 Aug 1943||8 Oct 1943|
|2||Donald Cairns Brown, USNR||8 Oct 1943||11 Jan 1944|
|3||Allron C Drinkwater, USNR||11 Jan 1944||1 Jun 1944|
|4||Travers R Harrington, USNR||1 Jun 1944||8 Sep 1945|
|5||Legrand Lockwood Thurber, USNR||8 Sep 1945||10 Dec 1945|
|6||John Dewsnap Corwith, USNR||10 Dec 1945|
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Noteable events involving Frament include:
15 Nov 1944
at 0223 hours the Italian submarine Luigi Settembrini was mistakenly rammed and sunk about 685 miles west of Gibraltar in position 36°11'N, 19°45'W by the US destroyer escort USS Frament.
Note: Italy had joined the Allies on 13 October 1943.