Allied Warships

USS Harrison (DD 573)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 573 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down25 Jun 1941 
Launched4 May 1942 
Commissioned25 Jan 1943 
End service1 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 1 April 1946.
Stricken 19 August 1970.
Transferred to Mexico on 1 May 1968 being renamed Cuauhtemoc. Cuauhtemoc was stricken in 1982 and scraped.

 

Commands listed for USS Harrison (DD 573)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Carl Malcolm Dalton, USN25 Jan 194327 Apr 1944
2Walter Vincent Combs, Jr., USN27 Apr 1944Feb 1946

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