USS Wyffels (DE 6)
Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||17 Oct 1942|
|Launched||7 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||21 Apr 1943|
|End service||28 Aug 1945|
On 28 August 1945, she was decommissioned and leased to the Republic of China, which she served as T'ai Kang. Wyffels was permanently transferred to the Republic of China in February 1948 and was struck from the Navy list on 12 March 1948.
Decommissioned 28 August 1945 and leased to China being renamed Tai Kang.
Commands listed for USS Wyffels (DE 6)
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|1||Lt. Robert Messinger Hinckley, Jr., USN||15 Apr 1943||12 Oct 1943|
|2||Claude Singley Farmer, USNR||12 Oct 1943||22 Feb 1944|
|3||Stanley Nicholas Gleis, USNR||22 Feb 1944||7 Mar 1945|
|4||Leroy Charles Hand, Jr., USNR||7 Mar 1945||28 Aug 1945|
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