USS Tatum (DE 789)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||13 Nov 1942|
|Laid down||22 Apr 1943|
|Launched||7 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||22 Nov 1943|
Converted to High Speed Transport an reclassified as APD-81 on 15 December 1944.
Commands listed for USS Tatum (DE 789)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William Cotesworth Pinchney Bellinger, USN||22 Nov 1943||3 Feb 1945|
|2||W.M.C. Howes, USNR||3 Feb 1945|
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