Allied Warships

USS Hemminger (DE 746)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 746 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down8 May 1943 
Launched12 Sep 1943 
Commissioned30 May 1944 
End service21 Feb 1958 
History

Decommissioned 17 June 1946.
Recommissioned 1 December 1950.
Decommissioned 21 February 1958.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 3 September 1974.
Transferred to Thailand 22 July 1959 being renamed Pin Klao.

 

Commands listed for USS Hemminger (DE 746)

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1John R Bodler, USNR30 May 194425 Apr 1945

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Notable events involving Hemminger include:


3 Nov 1944
USS Blenny (Cdr. W.H. Hazzard, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Tills (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Brooks, USNR), USS Hemminger (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Bodler, USNR), USS Viking, USS ATR-26 (Lt. J.H. Kelly, USN), USS Plaice (Cdr. C.B. Stevens, Jr., USN) and USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas, USN).

5 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 Hemminger (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Bodler, USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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