Allied Warships

USS Cowell (ii) (DD 547)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 547 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched18 Mar 1943 
Commissioned23 Aug 1943 
End service17 Aug 1971 
History

Decommissioned 22 July 1946.
Recommissioned 21 September 1951.
Decommissioned and stricken 17 August 1971.
Transferred to Argentina on 17 August 1971 being renamed Almirante Storni.
Almirante Storni was stricken and scrapped in 1982.

 

Commands listed for USS Cowell (ii) (DD 547)

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CommanderFromTo
1Charles William Parker, USN23 Aug 19438 Mar 1945
2Charles Luther Wertz, USN8 Mar 19455 Apr 1946

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