Allied Warships

USS Wiseman (DE 667)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 667 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Nov 1942 
Laid down26 Jul 1943 
Launched6 Nov 1943 
Commissioned4 Apr 1944 
End service1 Aug 1962 

Decommissioned 31 January 1947.
Recommissioned in 1950.
Decommissioned 16 May 1959.
Recommissioned 2 October 1961.
Decommissioned 1 August 1962.
Stricken 15 April 1973.
Sold 29 April 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Wiseman (DE 667)

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1Lt. William B McClaran, Jr., USNR4 Apr 194427 Dec 1945
2Lloyd Russell Burns, USNR27 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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