Allied Warships

USS Bradford (DD 545)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 545 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down28 Apr 1942 
Launched12 Dec 1942 
Commissioned12 Jun 1943 
End service28 Sep 1961 

Decommissioned 11 July 1946.
Recommissioned 27 October 1950.
Decommissioned 28 September 1961.
Transferred to Greece 27 September 1962 bring renamed Thylla.
Thylla was stricken and scrapped in 1981.


Commands listed for USS Bradford (DD 545)

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1Robert Lee Morris, USN12 Jun 194318 Oct 1944
2Warren Wilson Armstrong, USN18 Oct 194411 Jul 1946

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Whitley, M. J.

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Friedman, Norman

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