Allied Warships

USS Wesson (DE 184)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 184 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down29 Jul 1943 
Launched17 Oct 1943 
Commissioned11 Nov 1943 
End service25 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 25 July 1946.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 26 March 1951.
Transferred to Italy 10 January 1951 being renamed Andromeda.
Andromeda was stricken and broken up in 1970.

 

Commands listed for USS Wesson (DE 184)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cmdr Herman Reich, USNR11 Nov 1943late 1943
2Charles F. Havenmeyer, USNRlate 194313 May 1944
3Henry Sears, USNR13 May 19442 Jul 1945
4George Oscar Scarfe, Jr., USNR2 Jul 19456 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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