USS Gandy (DE 764)
Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Tampa Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||1 Mar 1943|
|Launched||12 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||7 Feb 1944|
|End service||17 Jun 1946|
Decommissioned 17 June 1946.
Commands listed for USS Gandy (DE 764)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William A. Sessions, USNR||7 Feb 1944||???|
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Noteable events involving Gandy include:
16 Apr 1944
German U-boat U-550 was sunk in the North Atlantic east of New York, in position 40°09'N, 69°44'W, by depth charges and gunfire from the US destroyer escorts USS Gandy, USS Joyce and USS Peterson.