Allied Warships

USS McCook (ii) (DD 496)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 496 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down1 May 1941 
Launched30 Apr 1942 
Commissioned15 Mar 1943 
End service27 May 1949 
History

Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-36 on 30 May 1945.
Decommissioned 27 May 1949.
Stricken 15 January 1972.
Sold 27 August 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS McCook (ii) (DD 496)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Samuel Clay Anderson, USN15 Mar 1943Feb 1944
2Lcmdr Ralph Lester Ramey, USNFeb 1944Dec 1944
3Lcmdr Charles Moore Cassel, Jr., USNDec 1944Nov 1945

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