Allied Warships

USS Sederstrom (DE 31)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 31 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down24 Dec 1942 
Launched15 Jun 1943 
Commissioned11 Sep 1943 
End service15 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 15 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Sold 21 January 1948 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Sederstrom (DE 31)

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1Lyman Malcolm King, Jr., USNR11 Sep 194321 Mar 1944
2Joseph Peter Farley, USNR21 Mar 194426 May 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Bartholemew Henry Bossidy, USNR26 May 194518 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving Sederstrom include:

29 Apr 1944
USS Swordfish (Lt.Cdr. K.E. Montross, USN) ended her 11th war patrol at Majuro. She was escorted in by USS Sederstrom (Lt. J.P. Farley, USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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