Allied Warships

USS Lyman (DE 302)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 302 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down22 Apr 1943 
Launched19 Aug 1943 
Commissioned19 Feb 1944 
End service5 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned 5 December 1945.
Stricken 19 December 1945.
Sold 26 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Lyman (DE 302)

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1Lt.Cdr. James Weber Wilson, USNR19 Feb 194422 Aug 1945
2John D. Lawson, USNR22 Aug 19455 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Lyman include:

4 Jul 1944
USS Billfish (Cdr. V.C. Turner, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Le Hardy (Lt.Cdr. E.L. Holtz, USNR), USS Charles R. Greer (Lt.Cdr. W.T. Denton, USNR), USS Lyman (Lt.Cdr. J.W. Wilson, USNR), USS Greenling (Cdr. J.D. Gerwick, USN) and USS Sailfish (Cdr. R.E.M. Ward, USN).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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