Allied Warships

USS Welles (ii) (DD 628)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 628 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down27 Sep 1941 
Launched7 Sep 1942 
Commissioned16 Aug 1943 
End service4 Feb 1946 
History

Decommissioned 4 February 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1968.
Sold 18 July 1969 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Welles (ii) (DD 628)

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CommanderFromTo
1Doyle Murray Coffee, USN16 Aug 194324 Aug 1944
2John Sim Slaughter, USN24 Aug 19442 Jan 1946

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