Allied Warships

USS McCall (DD 400)

Destroyer of the Gridley class


USS McCall before the war

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGridley 
PennantDD 400 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down17 Mar 1936 
Launched20 Nov 1937 
Commissioned22 Jun 1938 
End service30 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 30 November 1945.
Stricken 28 January 1947.
Sold 17 November 1947 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS McCall (DD 400)

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CommanderFromTo
1John Esten Whelchel, USN22 Jun 193815 Jun 1940
2Edwin Gaines Fullinwider, USN15 Jun 194028 Apr 1941
3Frederick Moosbrugger, USN28 Apr 194128 May 1942 (1)
4William Schuetze Veeder, USN28 May 194227 Feb 1943 (1)
5Edward Lee Foster, USN27 Feb 19432 May 1944 (1)
6John Blake Carroll, USN2 May 194410 Jul 1945
7Harold Edwin Bater, USN10 Jul 194526 Oct 1945
8Lewis Wisely Walker, Jr., USN26 Oct 194530 Nov 1945

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