Allied Warships

USS Jeffers (DD 621)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 621 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down25 Mar 1942 
Launched26 Aug 1942 
Commissioned5 Nov 1942 
End service23 May 1955 
History

Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-27 15 November 1944.
Decommissioned 23 May 1955.
Reverted back to DD-621 15 July 1955.
Stricken 1 July 1971.
Sold 25 May 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Jeffers (DD 621)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt Cdr William Thomas McGarry, USN5 Nov 194226 Aug 1943
2Lt.Cdr. Leo William Nilon, USN26 Aug 19432 May 1944
3Hugh Quinn Murray, USN2 May 194431 May 1945
4Robert D Elder, Jr., USNR31 May 194519 Oct 1945

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