USS Terry (DD 513)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||8 Jun 1942|
|Launched||22 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||26 Jan 1943|
|End service||13 Aug 1946|
Decommissioned 13 August 1946.
Commands listed for USS Terry (DD 513)
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|1||T/Cdr. George Richardson Phelan, USN||26 Jan 1943||3 Jan 1944|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. John Marshall Lee, USN||3 Jan 1944||28 Nov 1944|
|3||T/Cdr. William Brigham Moore, USN||28 Nov 1944||20 Sep 1945|
|4||Irving Doremus Dewey, USN||20 Sep 1945||13 Aug 1946|
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Notable events involving Terry include:
10 Jun 1943
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) conducted trials and exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Texas (Capt. R. Pfaff, USN). They were escorted by USS Terry (Cdr. G.R. Phelan, USN), USS Walker (Cdr. O.F. Gregor, USN), USS Bulmer (Lt.Cdr. L.F. Volk, USN) and USS Barker (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Miller, USN).
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