Allied Warships

USS Bennion (DD 662)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 662 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Dec 1941 
Laid down19 Mar 1943 
Launched4 Jul 1943 
Commissioned14 Dec 1943 
End service20 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 20 June 1946.
Stricken 15 April 1971.
Sold 30 May 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Bennion (DD 662)

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1Lt.Cdr. Joshua Winfred Cooper, USN14 Dec 194324 Dec 1944
2T/Cdr. Robert Henderson Holmes, USN24 Dec 19448 Nov 1945

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