USS Jouett (DD 396)
Destroyer of the Somers class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||26 Mar 1936|
|Launched||24 Sep 1938|
|Commissioned||25 Jan 1939|
|End service||1 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 1 November 1945.
Commands listed for USS Jouett (DD 396)
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|1||Cdr. Guy Wheeler Clark, USN||25 Jan 1939||3 Nov 1941|
|2||Cdr. James Conner Pollock, USN||3 Nov 1941||15 Dec 1942 (1)|
|3||T/Cdr. Fondville Lee Tedder, USN||15 Dec 1942||2 Jul 1943|
|4||T/Cdr. John Calhoun Parham, Jr., USN||2 Jul 1943||13 Jan 1945|
|5||Grant Smith Heston, USN||13 Jan 1945||1 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Jouett include:
17 May 1943
German U-boat U-128 was sunk in the South Atlantic south of Pernambuco, in approximate position 10°00'S, 35°35'W, by gunfire from the US destroyers USS Moffett and USS Jouett, and depth charges from two Mariner aircraft (Sqdn VP-74/P-6/P-5).
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