USS Bright (DE 747)
Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Western Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Nov 1942|
|Laid down||9 Jun 1943|
|Launched||26 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Jun 1944|
|End service||19 Apr 1946|
Decommissioned 19 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Bright (DE 747)
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|1||William Alva McMahan, USNR||30 Jun 1944|
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Notable events involving Bright include:
1 Nov 1944
USS Blenny (Cdr. W.H. Hazzard, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Bright (Lt.Cdr. W.A. McMahan, USNR), USS Snyder (Lt.Cdr. E. Moore, USNR) and USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas, USN).
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