Allied Warships

USS Mannert L. Abele (DD 733)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 733 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down9 Dec 1943 
Launched23 Apr 1944 
Commissioned4 Jul 1944 
Lost12 Apr 1945 
Loss position27° 25'N, 126° 59'E
History

USS Mannert L. Abele (Cdr. Alton Enoch Parker, USN) was sunk by Japanese kamikaze aircraft north-west of Okinawa in position destroyer 27º25'N, 126º59'E, 73 members of her crew were lost with the ship.

 

Commands listed for USS Mannert L. Abele (DD 733)

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1Cdr. Alton Enoch Parker, USN4 Jul 194412 Apr 1945

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Notable events involving Mannert L. Abele include:


16 Oct 1944
USS Mannert L. Abele departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.

17 Nov 1944
USS Mannert L. Abele arrived at Pearl Harbor.

27 Jan 1945
USS Mannert L. Abele departed from Pearl Harbor for Saipan to take part in the Iwo Jima landings.

10 Mar 1945
Mannert L. Abele departed from the Iwo Jima area for Ulithi.

12 Mar 1945
Mannert L. Abele arrived at Ulithi.

20 Mar 1945
Mannert L. Abele departed from Ulithi to participate in the Okinawa landings.

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Destroyers of World War Two

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