Allied Warships

USS Carlson (DE 9)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 9 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Nov 1942 
Launched9 Jan 1943 
Commissioned10 May 1943 
End service10 Dec 1945 
History

Decommissioned 10 December 1945.
Stricken 3 January 1946.
Sold 25 November 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Carlson (DE 9)

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CommanderFromTo
1Howard Evan Purdy, USNR10 May 194325 Oct 1943
2James Albert Stapleton, USNR25 Oct 19436 May 1945
3Marvin Samuel Loewith, USNR6 May 1945Nov 1945
4Fiske Otis Parnkopf, USNRNov 194510 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Carlson include:


11 Aug 1944
USS Baya (Cdr. A.H. Holtz, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Allen (Lt. W.J. Riley, Jr., USNR), USS Carlson (Lt.Cdr. J.A. Stapleton, USNR), USS Greiner (Lt.Cdr. L.H. Kiser, USN) and USS Hawkbill (Cdr. F.W. Scanland, Jr., USN).

19 Aug 1944
USS Bergall (Cdr. J.M. Hyde, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Carlson (Lt.Cdr. J.A. Stapleton, USNR) and USS Greiner (Lt.Cdr. L.H. Kiser, USN).

21 Aug 1944
USS Bergall (Cdr. J.M. Hyde, USN) was undocked.

She then conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Carlson (Lt.Cdr. J.A. Stapleton, USNR), USS Greiner (Lt.Cdr. L.H. Kiser, USN), USS Allen (Lt. W.J. Riley, Jr., USNR) and USS Razorback (Cdr. R.S. Benson, USN).

22 Aug 1944
USS Bergall (Cdr. J.M. Hyde, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Carlson (Lt.Cdr. J.A. Stapleton, USNR), USS Greiner (Lt.Cdr. L.H. Kiser, USN), USS Allen (Lt. W.J. Riley, Jr., USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

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