USS David W. Taylor (DD 551)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Gulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||12 Jun 1941|
|Launched||4 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||18 Sep 1943|
|End service||17 Aug 1946|
Decommissioned 17 August 1946.
Commands listed for USS David W. Taylor (DD 551)
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|1||T/Cdr. William Harry Johnsen, USN||18 Sep 1943||23 Feb 1945|
|2||T/Cdr. Francis O`Connor Fletcher, Jr., USN||23 Feb 1945||13 Dec 1945|
|3||John Warren Sedwick, USN||13 Dec 1945||17 Aug 1946|
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