Allied Warships

USS McKee (DD 575)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 575 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down2 Mar 1942 
Launched2 Aug 1942 
Commissioned31 Mar 1943 
End service25 Feb 1946 
History

Decommissioned 25 February 1946.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 2 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS McKee (DD 575)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr John Joseph Greytak, USN31 Mar 194319 May 1944
2Russell Bowes Allen, USN19 May 19444 Sep 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Victor Bernard Graff, USN4 Sep 194525 Feb 1946 (1)

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