Allied Warships

USS Meade (ii) (DD 602)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 602 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down25 Mar 1941 
Launched15 Feb 1942 
Commissioned22 Jun 1942 
End service17 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 17 June 1946.
Stricken 1 January 1971.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Florida 18 February 1973.

 

Commands listed for USS Meade (ii) (DD 602)

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CommanderFromTo
1Raymond Starr Lamb, USN22 Jun 194210 Jun 1943
2John Munholland, USN10 Jun 194311 Oct 1944
3Richard Gary Colbert, USN11 Oct 194412 Dec 1945 (1)
4Robert Stephen Guy, USN12 Dec 194517 Jun 1946

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