Allied Warships

USS Caperton (DD 650)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 650 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down11 Jan 1943 
Launched22 May 1943 
Commissioned30 Jun 1943 
End service27 Apr 1960 
History

Decommissioned 6 July 1946.
, Recommissioned 27 April 1951.
Decommissioned 27 April 1960.
Stricken 1 December 1974.
Sunk as a target.

 

Commands listed for USS Caperton (DD 650)

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CommanderFromTo
1Wallace Joseph Miller, USN30 Jul 194327 Aug 1944
2George Kennedy Carmichael, USN27 Aug 194412 Jul 1945
3Will Park Starnes, USN12 Jul 19457 Jul 1946

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