Allied Warships

USS Trathen (DD 530)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 530 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down17 Mar 1942 
Launched22 Oct 1942 
Commissioned28 May 1943 
End service11 May 1965 
History

Decommissioned 18 January 1946.
Recommissioned 1 August 1951.
Decommissioned 11 May 1965.
Stricken 1 November 1972.
Scrapped in November 1973.

 

Commands listed for USS Trathen (DD 530)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Alvord John Greenacre, USN28 May 19438 Jan 1944
2Lcmdr Fondville Lee Tedder, USN8 Jan 194428 Apr 1944
3John Randolph Millett, USN28 Apr 194418 Jan 1946

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