Allied Warships

USS Whitman (DE 24)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 24 
Built by 
Ordered 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched19 Jan 1943 
Commissioned3 Jul 1943 
End service1 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 1 November 1945.
Stricken 16 November 1945.
Sold 31 January 1947 and broken up.

 

Commands listed for USS Whitman (DE 24)

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CommanderFromTo
1Carl Edward Bull, USNR3 Jul 194314 Jan 1944
2Ralph George Coan, USNR14 Jan 194423 Jan 1945
3Edward Albert Sandor, USNR23 Jan 19451 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Whitman include:


10 Dec 1944
USS Blueback (Cdr. M.K. Clementson, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Whitman (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Coan, USNR), USS Wileman (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Tanner, Jr., USNR), USS Connolly (Lt.Cdr. W.A. Collier, USNR), USS Tautog (Cdr. T.S. Baskett, USN) and USS Puffer (Lt.Cdr. C.R. Dwyer, USN).

2 Feb 1945
USS Chub (Cdr. C.D. Rhymes, Jr., USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Ramsay (Lt. R.R. Pollard, Jr., USNR), USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS Tench (Cdr. W.B. Sieglaff, USN).

3 Feb 1945
USS Chub (Cdr. C.D. Rhymes, Jr., USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Ramsay (Lt. R.R. Pollard, Jr., USNR), USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS Tench (Cdr. W.B. Sieglaff, USN).

5 Feb 1945
USS Bugara (Cdr. A.F. Schade, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Pruitt (Cdr. P.H. Bjarnason, USN), USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS Lamprey (Cdr. W.T. Nelson, USN).

14 Feb 1945
USS Bugara (Cdr. A.F. Schade, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Pruitt (Cdr. P.H. Bjarnason, USN), USS Florikan (Lt. D. Hima, USN) and USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR).

4 Mar 1945
USS Bullhead (Cdr. W.T. Griffith, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS Austin (Lt. W.H. White, USNR).

25 Mar 1945
USS Billfish (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Farley, USNR) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS Cero (Lt.Cdr. R. Berthrong, USN).

26 Mar 1945
USS Billfish (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Farley, USNR) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS Cero (Lt.Cdr. R. Berthrong, USN).

27 Mar 1945
USS Billfish (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Farley, USNR) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Pruitt (Lt. D.B. Harby, USNR), USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR), USS PC-599 and USS Cero (Lt.Cdr. R. Berthrong, USN).

21 Apr 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR).

10 May 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS Le Hardy (Lt.Cdr. J.W. Dayton, Jr., USNR).

16 May 1945
USS Carbonero (Cdr. C.L. Murphy, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Whitman (Lt. E.A. Sandor, USNR) and USS J. Douglas Blackwood (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Johnston, USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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