Allied Warships

USS Mustin (DD 413)

Destroyer of the Sims class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassSims 
PennantDD 413 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down20 Dec 1937 
Launched8 Dec 1938 
Commissioned15 Sep 1939 
End service29 Aug 1946 
History

Damaged in the atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in July 1946.
Decommissioned 29 August 1946.
Scuttled off Kwajalein 18 April 1948.
Stricken 30 April 1948.

 

Commands listed for USS Mustin (DD 413)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr James Shepherd Freeman, Sr., USN16 Sep 193915 Aug 1941
2Wallis Frederick Petersen, USN15 Aug 194130 Dec 1942
3Earl Tobias Schreiber, USN30 Dec 19421 Oct 1943 (1)
4Lcmdr Munro Marvin Riker, USN1 Oct 19431 Aug 1944 (1)
5Lt. John Gerard Hughes, USN1 Aug 1944Feb 1946

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