Allied Warships

USS Ordronaux (DD 617)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 617 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down25 Jul 1942 
Launched9 Nov 1942 
Commissioned13 Feb 1943 
End serviceJan 1947 
History

Decommissioned in January 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1971.
Sold 16 March 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Ordronaux (DD 617)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Robert Brodie, Jr., USN13 Feb 19437 Jan 1944 (1)
2Cdr. Jonathon Leopold Warren Woodville, USN7 Jan 194427 Mar 1946 (1)

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Notable events involving Ordronaux include:


22 Apr 1943
USS R-12 (Lt.Cdr. E.E. Shelby, USN) participated in A/S exercises in Long Island sound together with USS Ordronaux (Lt.Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr., USN).

23 Apr 1943
USS R-12 (Lt.Cdr. E.E. Shelby, USN) participated in A/S exercises in Long Island sound together with USS Ordronaux (Lt.Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr., USN).

24 Apr 1943
USS R-12 (Lt.Cdr. E.E. Shelby, USN) participated in A/S exercises in Long Island sound together with USS Ordronaux (Lt.Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr., USN).

25 Apr 1943
USS R-12 (Lt.Cdr. E.E. Shelby, USN) participated in A/S exercises in Long Island sound together with USS Ordronaux (Lt.Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr., USN).

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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