Allied Warships

USS Wyman (DE 38)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 38 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched3 Jun 1943 
Commissioned1 Sep 1943 
End service21 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned 21 December 1945.
Stricken 8 January 1946.
Sold 16 May 1947 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Wyman (DE 38)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Witcher Copeland, USNR1 Sep 19431 Feb 1944
2Edwin Peter Parker, USNR1 Feb 19441 Jun 1945
3Dudley Talbot, USNR1 Jun 19451 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Wyman include:

25 Mar 1944
USS Seadragon (Cdr. R.L. Rutter, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Wyman (Lt. E.P. Parker, USNR), USS Florikan (Cdr. G.A. Sharp, USN) and USS Salmon (Cdr. H.K. Nauman, USN).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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