USS Moffett (DD 362)
Destroyer of the Porter class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||2 Jan 1934|
|Launched||11 Dec 1935|
|Commissioned||28 Aug 1936|
|End service||2 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 2 November 1945
Commands listed for USS Moffett (DD 362)
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|1||Andrew Hughes Addoms, USN||28 Aug 1936||31 May 1938|
|2||Warner Philip Portz, USN||31 May 1938||11 Jun 1939|
|3||George William Johnson, USN||11 Jun 1939||Sep 1941 (1)|
|4||Paul Ralph Heineman, USN||Sep 1941||15 Jan 1942|
|5||Jesse Clyborn Sowell, USN||15 Jan 1942||12 Jul 1943|
|6||Gilbert Haven Richards, Jr., USN||12 Jul 1943||11 May 1945 (1)|
|7||Lt.Cdr. Winfield Fox DeLong, USNR||11 May 1945||23 Jul 1945|
|8||Robert Taylor Edmundson, USNR||23 Jul 1945||1 Aug 1945|
|9||Robert Paul Winkel, USNR||1 Aug 1945||1 Nov 1945 (1)|
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Notable events involving Moffett include:
17 May 1943
German U-boat U-128 was sunk in the South Atlantic south of Pernambuco, in approximate position 10°00'S, 35°35'W, by gunfire from the US destroyers USS Moffett and USS Jouett, and depth charges from two Mariner aircraft (Sqdn VP-74/P-6/P-5).