Allied Warships

USS Heermann (DD 532)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 532 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down8 May 1942 
Launched5 Dec 1942 
Commissioned6 Jul 1943 
End service20 Dec 1957 
History

Decommissioned 12 June 1946.
Recommissioned 12 September 1951.
Decommissioned 20 December 1957.
Stricken 1 September 1975.
Transferred to Argentina 14 August 1961 being renamed Almirante Brown.
Almirante Brown was stricken and scrapped in 1982.

 

Commands listed for USS Heermann (DD 532)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Dwight Merle Agnew, USN6 Jul 1943May 1944
2Cmdr Amos Townsend Hathaway, USNMay 194419 Aug 1945
3William King Yarnell, USN19 Aug 194512 Jun 1946

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