Allied Warships

USS Foote (ii) (DD 511)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 511 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down14 Apr 1942 
Launched11 Oct 1942 
Commissioned22 Dec 1942 
End service18 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 18 April 1946.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 2 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

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CommanderFromTo
1Cmdr Bernard Lige Austin, USN22 Dec 194230 Apr 1943
2Alston Ramsay, USN30 Apr 194313 Apr 1945
3Harry William McElwain, USN13 Apr 194518 Apr 1946

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