USS Flusser (DD 368)
Destroyer of the Mahan class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||4 Jun 1934|
|Launched||28 Sep 1935|
|Commissioned||1 Oct 1936|
|End service||16 Dec 1945|
Decommissioned 16 December 1945
Commands listed for USS Flusser (DD 368)
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|1||Frank Loper Lowe, USN||1 Oct 1936||1 Oct 1938 (1)|
|2||John Frank Rees, USN||1 Oct 1938||12 Jun 1939 (1)|
|3||George Hetherington Lyttle, USN||12 Jun 1939||2 Dec 1941 (1)|
|4||William Gordon Beecher, Jr., USN||4 Dec 1941||18 Apr 1942 (1)|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Lermond Horton Miller, USN||18 Apr 1942||Nov 1942|
|6||Josephus Amberg Robbins, USN||Nov 1942||5 Jan 1944 (1)|
|7||Theodore Robert Vogeley, USN||5 Jan 1944||30 Dec 1944 (1)|
|8||Kenneth George Robinson, USN||30 Dec 1944||20 Aug 1945|
|9||Felix Eugene DeGulian, Jr., USNR||20 Aug 1945||12 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Flusser include:
4 Jul 1942
HrMs Tromp (Cdr. J.B. de Meester, RNN) departed Sydney as escort for convoy ZK 11 that was to proceed to Fremantle. Convoy ZK 11 was made up of the Australian liner Duntroon (10346 GRT, built 1935) and the Australian Armed Merchant Cruisers HMAS Manoora (A/Capt. J.M. Armstrong, RAN) and HMAS Westralia (A/Capt. (emergency) H.V. Hudson, OBE, RAN).
The American destroyer USS Flusser ( Lt.Cdr. L.H. Miller, USN) was also part of the escort until 0600/5 when she returned to Sydney as previously ordered. (2)
- File 2.12.03.6850 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)