Allied Warships

USS Sampson (DD 394)

Destroyer of the Somers class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 394 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Laid down8 Apr 1936 
Launched16 Apr 1938 
Commissioned19 Aug 1938 
End service8 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 8 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Sold and broken up for scrap 29 March 1946.


Commands listed for USS Sampson (DD 394)

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1Cdr. William Granat, USN19 Aug 193829 Jun 1940
2Cdr. William Kearney Phillips, USN29 Jun 194021 Dec 1940
3Cdr. Lunsford Yandell Mason, Jr., USN21 Dec 19405 Dec 1941
4Lt.Cdr. Harman Brown Bell, Jr., USN6 Dec 19414 Sep 1943
5T/Cdr. Thomas Martin Fleck, USN4 Sep 19439 Dec 1944
6Samuel Oliver Rush, Jr., USN9 Dec 19448 Nov 1945

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Whitley, M. J.

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Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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