Allied Warships

USS McLanahan (ii) (DD 615)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 615 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down29 May 1941 
Launched7 Sep 1942 
Commissioned19 Dec 1942 
End service2 Feb 1946 
History

Decommissioned 2 February 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1971.
Sold 1 June 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS McLanahan (ii) (DD 615)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Harry Reid Hummer, Jr., USN19 Dec 19428 Aug 1943 (1)
2Nels Clarence Johnson, USN8 Aug 194319 Mar 1944 (1)
3T/Cdr. Baxter Morrison McKay, USN19 Mar 194425 Jul 1945 (1)
4Lt.Cdr. William J. van Meter, Jr., USN25 Jul 19453 Oct 1945 (1)
5Lt.Cdr. Orville Owen Liebschner, USN3 Oct 19452 Feb 1946 (1)

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