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> May 42
2Randolph Burton Boyer, USNR19411942 (1)

3Lt.Cdr. Edward Stitt Burns, USNJul 194323 Nov 1943 (1)
4Lcmdr Francis Thomas Williamson, USN23 Nov 1943Dec 1943
5Cdr Gordon Leonard Caswell, USNDec 194310 Sep 1944
6Cdr. Rexford Vinal Wheeler, Jr., USN10 Sep 1944Dec 1945

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