USS Stevenson (DD 645)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Feb 1941|
|Laid down||23 Jul 1942|
|Launched||11 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||15 Dec 1942|
|End service||27 Apr 1946|
Decommissioned 27 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Stevenson (DD 645)
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|1||T/Cdr. Francis Edmond Wilson, USN||15 Dec 1942||10 Mar 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Thomas Chandler Green, USN||10 Mar 1943||31 Aug 1944|
|3||Heydon Forbes Wells, USN||31 Aug 1944||22 Jul 1945|
|4||Markeson Varland, USN||22 Jul 1945||27 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Stevenson include:
23 May 1943
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) departed Hampton Roads, Virginia for New York. She was escorted by USS Stevenson (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Wilson, USN), USS Stockton (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Braddy, Jr., USN) and USS Ringgold (Cdr. T.F. Conley, Jr., USN).