Allied Warships

USS Monssen (ii) (DD 798)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 798 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down1 Jun 1943 
Launched30 Oct 1943 
Commissioned14 Feb 1944 
End serviceSep 1957 
History

Decommissioned 30 April 1946.
Recommissioned 31 October 1951.
Decommissioned in September 1957.
Stricken 1 February 1963.
Sold 21 October 1963 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Monssen (ii) (DD 798)

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CommanderFromTo
1Bernhardt Alois Feutsch, USN14 Feb 194421 Jul 1944
2Charles Kniese Bergin, USN21 Jul 19448 Dec 1944
3Everett George Sanderson, USN8 Dec 194430 Apr 1946

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