Allied Warships

USS Owen (DD 536)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 536 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down17 Sep 1942 
Launched21 Mar 1943 
Commissioned20 Sep 1943 
End service27 May 1958 

Decommissioned 10 December 1946.
Recommissioned 17 August 1951.
Decommissioned 27 May 1958.
Stricken 15 April 1973.
Sold 27 November 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Owen (DD 536)

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1Cdr. Robert Winthrop Wood, USN20 Sep 19431 Oct 1944
2Carlton Benton Jones, USN1 Oct 194410 Dec 1946

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