Allied Warships

USS Cowie (DD 632)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 632 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down18 Mar 1941 
Launched27 Sep 1941 
Commissioned1 Jun 1942 
End service27 Apr 1947 
History

Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-39 on 30 May 1945.
Decommissioned 27 April 1947.
Reverted back to DD-632 15 July 1955.
Stricken 1 December 1970.
Sold 22 February 1972 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Cowie (DD 632)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Charles Jonathan Whiting, USN1 Jun 194225 Aug 1943 (1)
2T/Cdr. Ralph Clarence Johnson, USN25 Aug 19432 Jan 1945 (1)
3LCdr Thomas Milton Foster, USN2 Jan 194531 Oct 1945 (1)

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