Allied Warships

USS Fanning (DD 385)

Destroyer of the Mahan class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 385 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Apr 1935 
Launched18 Sep 1936 
Commissioned8 Oct 1937 
End service 

Decommissioned 14 December 1945.
Stricken 28 January 1947.
Sold 6 January 1948 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Fanning (DD 385)

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1Lt.Cdr. Ellis Hugh Geiselman, USN8 Oct 19371 Jul 1938
2Norman Oscar Schwein, USN1 Jul 193817 Nov 1941 (1)
3William Robert Cooke, USN17 Nov 194121 May 1942 (1)
4Ronald MacNicol MacKinnon, USN21 May 1942Apr 1944
5Lt.Cdr. James Calvin Bentley, USNApr 194426 Jun 1945 (1)
6William Henry Morse, USNR26 Jun 1945Nov 1945

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