Allied Warships

USS Sigsbee (DD 502)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 502 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down22 Jul 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned23 Jan 1943 
End service29 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 29 April 1946.
Stricken 1 December 1974.
Sold 31 July 1975 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Sigsbee (DD 502)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Benjamin Van Meter Russell, USN23 Jan 194313 May 1944
2Gordon Patea Chung-Hoon, USN13 May 194420 Jun 1945
3Lcmdr Harry Allan Barnard, Jr., USN20 Jun 19453 Nov 1945
4Lcmdr Charles Williamson Jenkins, USN3 Nov 194531 Mar 1947

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