USS Hemminger (DE 746)
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||8 May 1943|
|Launched||12 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||30 May 1944|
|End service||21 Feb 1958|
Decommissioned 17 June 1946.
Commands listed for USS Hemminger (DE 746)
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|1||John R Bodler, USNR||30 May 1944||25 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).