Allied Warships

USS Guest (DD 472)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 472 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Jun 1940 
Laid down27 Sep 1941 
Launched20 Feb 1942 
Commissioned15 Dec 1942 
End service4 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 4 June 1946.
Transferred to Brazil on 5 June 1959 being renamed Para.
Para was stricken and scraped in 1978.

 

Commands listed for USS Guest (DD 472)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cmdr Henry Crommelin, USN15 Dec 194218 Aug 1943

2Lt.Cdr. Marvin Granville Kennedy, USN24 Mar 19442 May 1945

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