Allied Warships

USS Wileman (DE 22)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 22 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down30 Apr 1942 
Launched19 Dec 1942 
Commissioned11 Jun 1943 
End service16 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 16 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Sold 8 January 1947 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Wileman (DE 22)

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1Aaron Frederick Beyer, Jr., USNR11 Jun 194310 Jan 1944
2Ralph Michael Tanner, Jr., USNR10 Jan 194416 Jul 1945
3Gilbert Boyle Valentine, USNR16 Jul 194530 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving Wileman 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).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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