Allied Warships

USS Morris (DD 417)

Destroyer of the Sims class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassSims 
PennantDD 417 
Built byNorfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down7 Jun 1938 
Launched1 Jun 1939 
Commissioned5 Mar 1940 
End service9 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 9 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Sold 2 August 1947 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Morris (DD 417)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Harry Bean Jarrett, USN5 Mar 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Randolph Burton Boyer, USNR 18 May 1942 (1)
3Cdr. Harry Bean Jarrett, USN18 May 194223 Jun 1942
4Charles Jackson, USN23 Jun 19426 Jul 1942
5Lt.Cdr. Randolph Burton Boyer, USNR6 Jul 194213 Jul 1942
6Charles Jackson, USN13 Jul 19429 Aug 1942
7Lt.Cdr. Randolph Burton Boyer, USNR9 Aug 194226 Feb 1943
8Lt.Cdr. Edward Stitt Burns, USN26 Feb 1943 (1)
9Lcmdr Francis Thomas Williamson, USN Dec 1943
10Cdr Gordon Leonard Caswell, USNDec 194310 Sep 1944
11Cdr. Rexford Vinal Wheeler, Jr., USN10 Sep 19449 Nov 1945

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