USS Fessenden (DE 142)
Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||4 Jan 1943|
|Launched||9 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||25 Aug 1943|
|End service||30 Jun 1960|
Decommissioned 24 June 1946.
Commands listed for USS Fessenden (DE 142)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William A Dobbs, USCG||25 Aug 1943||20 Jun 1945|
|2||Harold Norman Poulsen, USNR||20 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Fessenden include:
30 Sep 1944
German U-boat U-1062 was sunk in the central Atlantic by the US destroyer escort USS Fessenden.
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