Allied Warships

USS Gansevoort (DD 608)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 608 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down16 Jun 1941 
Launched11 Apr 1942 
Commissioned25 Aug 1942 
End service1 Feb 1946 
History

Decommissioned 1 February 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1971.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Florida 23 March 1972.

 

Commands listed for USS Gansevoort (DD 608)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Edward Alspaugh McFall, USN25 Aug 194220 Jun 1943 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. Montgomery Lientz McCullough, Jr., USN20 Jun 194323 Sep 1943 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. John MacAuley Steinbeck, USN23 Sep 194329 May 1945 (1)
4Lt.Cdr. John Paul Aymond, USN29 May 19451 Feb 1946 (1)

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