USS Shelton (i) (DE 407)
Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||John C. Butler|
|Built by||Brown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||1 Nov 1943|
|Launched||18 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Apr 1944|
|Lost||3 Oct 1944|
|Loss position||2° 33'N, 129° 18'E|
The American destroyer escort USS Shelton (i) (DE 407) lost on 3 Oct 1944 in position 2° 33'N, 129° 18'E.
Sunk after being torpedoed by the Japanese submarine R0-41 (offsite link) off Morotai Island in position 02°33'N, 129°18'E. 13 of her crew were lost.
Commands listed for USS Shelton (i) (DE 407)
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|1||Lewis George Salomon, USNR||4 Apr 1944||3 Oct 1944|
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