USS Vammen (DE 644)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||1 Aug 1943|
|Launched||21 May 1944|
|Commissioned||27 Jul 1944|
Decommissioned 3 February 1947.
Commands listed for USS Vammen (DE 644)
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|1||Lcmdr Lyman Malcolm King, Jr., USNR||27 Jul 1944||Apr 1945|
|2||G. Washburn, USNR||Apr 1945|
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Notable events involving Vammen include:
6 Nov 1944
USS Blenny (Cdr. W.H. Hazzard, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Tills (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Brooks, USNR) and USS Vammen (Lt.Cdr. L.M. King, Jr., USNR), USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas, USN) and USS Sea Owl (Cdr. C.L. Bennett, USN).
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