Allied Warships

USS Murray (DD 576)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 576 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down16 Mar 1942 
Launched16 Aug 1942 
Commissioned20 Apr 1943 
End serviceMay 1965 
History

Decommissioned 27 March 1946.
Recommissioned and reclassified as DDE-576 on 2 January 1951.
Reverted back to DD-576 on 30 June 1962.
Decommissioned in May 1965.
Stricken 1 June 1965.
Sold 16 August 1966 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Murray (DD 576)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Richard Farnum Stout, USN20 Apr 194323 Aug 1943
2Cdr. Paul Ramseur Anderson, USN23 Aug 194316 Nov 1944
3T/Cdr. Paul Louis de Vos, USN16 Nov 194415 Sep 1945

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