USS Stack (DD 406)
Destroyer of the Benham class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||25 Jun 1937|
|Launched||5 May 1938|
|Commissioned||20 Nov 1939|
|End service||28 Aug 1946|
Damaged in the atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in July 1946.
Commands listed for USS Stack (DD 406)
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|1||Isaiah Olch, USN||20 Nov 1939||2 Aug 1940|
|2||Alvord John Greenacre, USN||2 Aug 1940||5 Feb 1943 (1)|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Roy Arthur Newton, USN||5 Feb 1943||24 Aug 1943|
|4||Philip Kingsland Sherman, Jr., USN||24 Aug 1943||5 Feb 1944 (1)|
|5||Robert Edward Wheeler, USN||5 Feb 1944||25 Mar 1945 (1)|
|6||Samuel Johnston Caldwell, Jr., USN||25 Mar 1945||28 Aug 1946|
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Notable events involving Stack include:
15 Jan 1942
The British merchant Dayrose is torpedoed and sunk southwest of Cape Race in position 46°32'N, 53°00'W by German U-boat U-552. 4 survivors are picked up by the US destroyers USS Ericsson and USS Stack.