Allied Warships

USS Worden (DD 352)

Destroyer of the Farragut class

USS Worden in November 1942 after her last refit

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 352 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down29 Dec 1932 
Launched27 Oct 1934 
Commissioned15 Jan 1935 
Lost12 Jan 1943 

USS Worden (Cdr. William Grady Pogue, USN) was lost when she ran aground and was wrecked at Amchitka, Aleutians.

14 of the crew were lost in the sinking and the 233 survivors which include the Commanding officer Pogue were rescued by boats from the Arthur Middleton and Dewey. 

Commands listed for USS Worden (DD 352)

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1Cdr. Robert Earle Kerr, USN15 Jun 193510 Dec 1935 (1)
2Lt. Clarence Edward Olsen, USN10 Dec 193529 Feb 1936 (1)
3Cdr. Henry Bryan Broadfoot, USN29 Feb 19365 Jun 1936 (1)
4Lt.Cdr. Julian DuBois Wilson, USN5 Jun 193611 Jun 1938 (1)
5Lunsford Yandell Mason, Jr., USN11 Jun 193817 Jun 1939 (1)
6Lt.Cdr. Ransom Kirby Davis, USN17 Jun 193912 Apr 1941 (1)
7Lt.Cdr. William Grady Pogue, USN12 Apr 194112 Jan 1943

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