Allied Warships

USS Porterfield (DD 682)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 682 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down12 Dec 1942 
Launched12 Jun 1943 
Commissioned30 Oct 1943 
End service7 Nov 1969 

Decommissioned in 1945 or 1946.
Recommissioned 27 April 1951.
Decommissioned 7 November 1969.
Stricken 1 March 1975.
Sunk as a target in 1976.


Commands listed for USS Porterfield (DD 682)

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1Lt.Cdr. John Carl Woelfel, USN30 Oct 194313 May 1944
2T/Cdr. Donald Wesley Wulzen, USN13 May 19444 Jul 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Arthur Frederick Fischer, Jr., USN4 Jul 194517 Nov 1945

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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