Allied Warships

USS Patterson (DD 392)

Destroyer of the Bagley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBagley 
PennantDD 392 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Jul 1935 
Launched6 May 1937 
Commissioned22 Sep 1937 
End service8 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 8 November 1945.
Stricken 25 February 1947.
Sold 18 August 1947 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Patterson (DD 392)

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CommanderFromTo
1Jack Ellett Hurff, USN 3 Mar 1941
2Cdr. Frank Robinson Walker, USN3 Mar 194113 Sep 1942 (1)
3William Christian Schultz, USN13 Sep 194229 May 1943
4Albert Francis White, USN29 May 194322 Aug 1944 (1)
5Walter Andrew Hering, USN22 Aug 194417 Mar 1945 (1)
6Alfred Heath Angelo, Jr., USNR17 Mar 19458 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Patterson include:


25 Aug 1943
The Japanese submarine I-25 is possibly sunk with depth charges some 110 nautical miles north-west of Espiritu Santo in position 13°10'S, 165°27'E by the US destroyer USS Ellet.

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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