USS Montgomery (DM 17)
Destroyer of the Wickes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||2 Oct 1917|
|Launched||23 Mar 1918|
|Commissioned||26 Jul 1918|
|End service||23 Mar 1945|
Decommissioned on 6 June 1922.
Commands listed for USS Montgomery (DM 17)
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|Richard Allen Guthrie, USN|
|Donald Fitzrov McLean, USN|
|Dwight Lyman Moody, USN|
|William Edward Miller, USN|
|1||Lt.Cdr. Dan Thomas Drain, USN||23 May 1944||23 Apr 1945|
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My father, Robert Truax, was aboard the USS Montgomery when it hit the mine on October 17, 1944. He was told the radar room was not in working condition.