Allied Warships

USS Sterett (DD 407)

Destroyer of the Benham class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBenham 
PennantDD 407 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down2 Dec 1936 
Launched27 Oct 1938 
Commissioned15 Aug 1939 
End service2 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 2 November 1945.
Stricken 25 February 1947.
Sold 10 August 1947 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Sterett (DD 407)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Atherton Macondray, USN15 Aug 1939Mar 1942
2Jesse Grant Coward, USNMar 194218 Jan 1943
3Lt.Cdr. Frank Gardner Gould, USN18 Jan 194314 Jan 1944
4Cdr. Francis Joseph Lucien Blouin, USN14 Jan 194419 Jan 1945 (1)
5Cdr. Gordon Bennett Williams, USN19 Jan 19452 Nov 1945 (1)

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