Allied Warships

USS Stevens (DD 479)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 479 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Jun 1940 
Laid down30 Dec 1941 
Launched24 Jun 1942 
Commissioned1 Feb 1943 
End service28 Sep 1946 
History

Decommissioned 28 September 1946.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 27 November 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Stevens (DD 479)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Frank Haywood Ball, USN1 Feb 19438 Sep 1943
2William Magnus Rakow, USN8 Sep 194313 Feb 1945
3George Washington Pressey, USN13 Feb 194510 Mar 1946

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