USS Reeves (DE 156)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||7 Feb 1943|
|Launched||23 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Jun 1943|
|End service||30 Jul 1946|
Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-52 on 7 September 1944.
Commands listed for USS Reeves (DE 156)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Mat(t)hias Stanley Clark, USNR||9 Jun 1943||2 Dec 1943|
|2||Lt. James Joseph Durney, USNR||2 Dec 1943||13 Aug 1945|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Park Aloysius Dallis, Jr., USNR||13 Aug 1945||18 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Reeves include:
10 Mar 1944
USS Reeves picks up 84 survivors from the American tanker Seakay that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-311 in the North Atlantic about 375 nautical miles west of Fastnet in position 51°10'N, 20°20'W.
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