Allied Warships

USS Aulick (ii) (DD 569)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 569 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down14 May 1941 
Launched2 Mar 1942 
Commissioned27 Oct 1942 
End service18 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 18 April 1946.
Transferred to Greece on 21 August 1959 being renamed Sfendoni. Sfendoni was stricken in 1991 and scrapped in 1997 at Aliaga, Turkey.


Commands listed for USS Aulick (ii) (DD 569)

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1T/Cdr. Olin Perry Thomas, Jr., USN27 Oct 194216 Mar 1944
2T/Cdr. John Douglas Andrew, USN16 Mar 194424 Mar 1945
3William Reese Hunnicutt, Jr., USN24 Mar 194518 Apr 1946 (1)

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Notable events involving Aulick (ii) include:

29 Nov 1944
Badly damaged by Kamikaze 32 of the crew were killed and 63 wounded which included the commanding officer Commander John Douglas Andrew.

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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