Allied Warships

USS Worden (DD 352)

Destroyer of the Farragut class


USS Worden in November 1942 after her last refit

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFarragut 
PennantDD 352 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Dec 1932 
Launched27 Oct 1934 
Commissioned15 Jan 1935 
Lost12 Jan 1943 
History

USS Worden (Cdr. William Grady Pogue, USN) was lost when she ran aground and was wrecked at Amchitka, Aleutians.

14 of the crew were lost in the sinking and the 233 survivors which include the Commanding officer Pogue were rescued by boats from the Arthur Middleton and Dewey. 

Commands listed for USS Worden (DD 352)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Ransom Kirby Davis, USN17 Jun 193912 Apr 1941 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. William Grady Pogue, USN12 Apr 194112 Jan 1943

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Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


Blood on the Sea

Parkin, Robert Sinclair


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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