Allied Warships

USS Preston (ii) (DD 795)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 795 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down13 Jun 1943 
Launched12 Dec 1943 
Commissioned20 Mar 1944 
End service15 Nov 1969 
History

Decommissioned 24 April 1946.
Recommissioned 26 January 1951.
Decommissioned and stricken 15 November 1969.
Transferred to Turkey 15 November 1969 being renamed Icel.
Icel was stricken and broken up for scrap in 1981.

 

Commands listed for USS Preston (ii) (DD 795)

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CommanderFromTo
1Goldsborough Serpell Patrick, USN20 Mar 194420 Sep 1945
2Lcmdr John Blake Carroll, USN20 Sep 194524 Apr 1946

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