Allied Warships

USS Wren (DD 568)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 568 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down24 Apr 1943 
Launched29 Jan 1944 
Commissioned20 May 1944 
End serviceOct 1963 
History

Decommissioned 13 July 1946.
Recommissioned 7 September 1951.
Decommissioned in October 1963.
Stricken 1 December 1974.
Sold 22 October 1975 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Wren (DD 568)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Edwin Anderson McDonald, USN20 May 194431 Aug 1945
2Clayton Ross, Jr., USN31 Aug 194513 Jul 1946

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