USS Macomb (DD 458)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||12 Jun 1940|
|Laid down||3 Sep 1940|
|Launched||23 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||26 Jan 1942|
|End service||19 Oct 1954|
Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-23 ON 15 November 1944.
Commands listed for USS Macomb (DD 458)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William Howard Duvall, USN||28 Jan 1942||10 Jan 1943 (1)|
|2||LCdr Jerry Curtis South, USN||10 Jan 1943||2 Mar 1944 (1)|
|3||Lt.Cdr. George Leland Hutchinson, USN||2 Mar 1944||1 Dec 1944 (1)|
|4||LCdr Alton Louis Clifford Waldron, USN||7 Dec 1944||(1)|
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Notable events involving Macomb include:
17 May 1944
German U-boat U-616 was sunk on 17 May 1944 in the Mediterranean Sea north-west of Ténès, Algeria, in position 36°46'N, 00°52'E, by depth charges from the US destroyers USS Nields, USS Gleaves, USS Ellyson, USS Macomb, USS Hambleton, USS Rodman, USS Emmons and USS Hilary P. Jones and by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (36 Sqn RAF/K) on 15 May.