USS Strong (i) (DD 467)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||30 Apr 1941|
|Launched||17 May 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Aug 1942|
|Lost||5 Jul 1943|
|Loss position||8° 05'S, 157° 15'E|
USS Strong (Cdr. Joseph Harold Wellings, USN) was sunk after being torpedoed by a Japanese destroyer off New Georgia, Solomon Islands in position 08º05'S, 157º15'E. 46 of her crew were lost.
Commands listed for USS Strong (i) (DD 467)
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|1||T/Cdr. Joseph Harold Wellings, USN||7 Aug 1942||5 Jul 1943|
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