USS Thomas (ii) (DE 102)
Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Dravo Corp. (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||16 Jan 1943|
|Launched||31 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||21 Nov 1943|
|End service||13 Mar 1947|
Decommissioned 13 March 1947.
Commands listed for USS Thomas (ii) (DE 102)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. David M. Kellogg, USNR||21 Nov 1943||???|
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Notable events involving Thomas (ii) include:
1 Mar 1944
German U-boat U-441 was badly damaged north of the Azores, in position 49°10'N, 26°00'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Thomas, USS Bostwick and USS Bronstein. This attack was earlier credited with the destruction of U-709.
30 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-879 was sunk east of Cape Hatteras, USA, in position 36°34'N, 74°00'W, by depth charges from the US patrol frigate USS Natchez and the US destroyer escorts USS Coffman, USS Bostwick and USS Thomas.