Allied Warships

USS Cony (DD 508)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 508 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down24 Dec 1941 
Launched30 Aug 1942 
Commissioned30 Oct 1942 
End service 
History

Decommissioned 18 June 1946.
Reclassified as DDE-508 on 26 March 1949.
Recommissioned 17 November 1949.
Reverted back to DD-508 on 30 June 1962.
Stricken 2 July 1969.
Sunk as a target off Puerto Rico on 20 March 1970.

 

Commands listed for USS Cony (DD 508)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Harry Darlington Johnston, USN30 Oct 194213 May 1944
2Allen Willis Moore, USN13 May 194429 Apr 1945
3Theodore Charles Siegmund, USN29 Apr 194518 Jun 1946

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