USS Thompson (DD 627)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Seattle Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||16 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||22 Sep 1941|
|Launched||15 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||10 Jul 1943|
|End service||23 May 1955|
Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-38 on 30 May 1945.
Commands listed for USS Thompson (DD 627)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. Lee Adrian Ellis, USN||10 Jul 1943||4 Dec 1943|
|2||Lt. Donald George Wright, USN||4 Dec 1943||10 Dec 1943|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Albert Louis Gebelin, USN||10 Dec 1943||23 Oct 1944|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Royce Purinton Davis, USN||23 Oct 1944||21 May 1945|
|5||Thomas Francis Saunders, Jr., USN||21 May 1945|
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