USS Tennessee (BB 43)
Battleship of the Tennessee class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||14 May 1917|
|Launched||30 Apr 1919|
|Commissioned||3 Jun 1920|
|End service||14 Feb 1947|
USS Tennessee (Captain Charles Edwin Reordan) was at Battleship Row at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941 but was damaged a lot less than most other battleships stationed there. She returned to action after short repair period in the US on 26 February 1942.
Decommissioned 14 February 1947.
Commands listed for USS Tennessee (BB 43)
Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Capt. Damon Earhart Cummings, USN||15 Dec 1938||1 Jul 1940|
|2||Capt. Jonas Howard Ingram, USN||1 Jul 1940||31 Dec 1940|
|3||Capt. Charles Edwin Reordan, USN||31 Dec 1940||20 Jun 1942|
|4||Capt. Robert Stevenson Haggart, USN||20 Jun 1942||25 Mar 1944|
|5||Capt. Andrew de Graff Mayer, USN||25 Mar 1944||10 Oct 1944|
|6||Capt. John Baptist Heffernan, USN||10 Oct 1944||7 Sep 1945|
|7||T/Capt. Harley Francis Cope, USN||7 Sep 1945||8 Dec 1946|
You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.