Allied Warships

USS Smartt (DE 257)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 257 
Built by 
Ordered 
Laid down10 Jan 1943 
Launched22 Feb 1943 
Commissioned18 Jun 1943 
End service5 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned 5 October 1945.
Stricken 24 October 1945.
Sold 12 July 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Smartt (DE 257)

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CommanderFromTo
1Walton Barclay Pendleton, USN18 Jun 19434 Oct 1943
2Bernard Harold Katschinski, USNR4 Oct 194321 Feb 1944
3Edward R Wapman, USNR21 Mar 194411 Mar 1945
4John D. Yeomans, USNR11 Mar 19455 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Smartt include:


7 Feb 1945
USS Bugara (Cdr. A.F. Schade, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Macomb (Lt.Cdr. A.L.C. Waldron, USN) and USS Smartt (Lt.Cdr. E.R. Wepman, USNR).

8 Feb 1945
USS Bugara (Cdr. A.F. Schade, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Macomb (Lt.Cdr. A.L.C. Waldron, USN) and USS Smartt (Lt.Cdr. E.R. Wepman, USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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