USS Griswold (DE 7)
Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||27 Nov 1942|
|Launched||9 Jan 1943|
|Commissioned||28 Apr 1943|
|End service||19 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 19 November 1945.
Commands listed for USS Griswold (DE 7)
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|1||T/Cdr. Charles Malaher Lyons, Jr., USN||28 Apr 1943||1 Sep 1943|
|2||Marion Chambliss Walley, USNR||1 Sep 1943||7 Oct 1944|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Logan Cresap, Jr., USNR||7 Oct 1944||19 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Griswold include:
9 Aug 1944
During 9 and 10 August 1944, USS Baya (Cdr. A.H. Holtz, USN), conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Canfield (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Cherry, USNR), USS Greiner (Lt.Cdr. L.H. Kiser, USN), USS Griswold (Lt.Cdr. M.C. Walley, USNR), USS Rall (Lt.Cdr. C.B. Taylor, USNR), USS Gar (Lt.Cdr. M. Ferrara, USN) and USS Grouper (Cdr. F.H. Wahlig, USN). These exercises included night exercises.
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