USS Wedderburn (DD 684)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||10 Jun 1943|
|Launched||1 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Mar 1944|
Decommissioned on 4 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Wedderburn (DD 684)
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|1||Cdr. John Lester Wilfong, USN||9 Mar 1944||14 Aug 1944|
|2||Cmdr Charles Hansford Kendall, USN||14 Aug 1944||14 May 1945|
|3||Lcmdr Robert William Clark, USN||14 May 1945||4 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Wedderburn include:
CDR John Lester Wilfong Mar 9 1944 - Aug 1944 CDR Charles Hansford Kendall Aug 1944 - Dec 1945 LCDR Robert William Clark Dec 1945 - Apr 4 1946 (Decommissioned Apr 4 1946 - Nov 21 1950) (1)
13 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off five of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Cushing (Lt.Cdr. W.D. Adams, USN), USS Uhlmann (Cdr. S.C. Small, USN), USS Wedderburn (Lt.Cdr. R.W. Clark, USN), USS Mertz (Cdr. W.S. Maddox, USN) and USS Smalley (Lt.Cdr. H.A. Cassidy, Jr., USN), with fuel.
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