USS McDermut (DD 677)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||14 Jun 1943|
|Launched||17 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Nov 1943|
|End service||16 Dec 1963|
Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS McDermut (DD 677)
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|1||Cdr. Peyton Louis Wirtz, USN||19 Nov 1943||10 May 1944|
|2||Cdr. Carter Brooks Jennings, USN||10 May 1944||15 Aug 1945|
|3||Cmdr Richard Helsden Phillips, USN||15 Aug 1945|
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Notable events involving McDermut include:
19 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS McDermut (Cdr. C.B. Jennings, USN), USS Remey (Lt.Cdr. J.B. Balch, USN), USS Melvin (Cdr. B.K. Atkins, USN) and USS Mertz (Cdr. W.S. Maddox, USN), with fuel.
23 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Melvin (Cdr. B.K. Atkins, USN), USS Colahan (Cdr. M.A. Shellabarger, USN), USS McDermut (Cdr. C.B. Jennings, USN) and USS McGowan (Lt.Cdr. T.H.W. Conner, USN), with fuel.