USS Spangenberg (DE 223)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Philadelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||8 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||5 Apr 1943|
|Launched||3 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||15 Mar 1944|
|End service||18 Oct 1947|
Decommissioned 18 October 1947.
Commands listed for USS Spangenberg (DE 223)
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|1||Thomas Handasyde Perkins Whitney, USNR||15 Apr 1944||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Spangenberg include:
6 May 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with USS Alexander J. Luke (Lt.Cdr. L.M. Griffin, USNR) and USS Spangenberg (Lt.Cdr. T.H.P. Whitney, USNR). (1)
- ADM 173/20128
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.