USS Monssen (ii) (DD 798)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||1 Jun 1943|
|Launched||30 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Feb 1944|
|End service||Sep 1957|
Decommissioned 30 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Monssen (ii) (DD 798)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Bernhardt Alois Fuetsch, USN||14 Feb 1944||21 Jul 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Charles Kniese Bergin, USN||21 Jul 1944||8 Dec 1944|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Everett George Sanderson, USN||8 Dec 1944||30 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Monssen (ii) include:
6 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Melvin (Cdr. B.K. Atkins, USN), USS McGowan (Lt.Cdr. T.H.W. Conner, USN), USS Monssen (Lt.Cdr. E.G. Sanderson, USN) and USS Rowe (Cdr. A.L. Young, Jr., USN), with fuel.
29 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. C. Wellborn, Jr., USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS McDermut (Cdr. C.B. Jennings, USN), USS Monssen (Lt.Cdr. E.G. Sanderson, USN), USS Stockham (Cdr. D.L. Moody, USN) and USS Benham (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Poindexter, USN), with fuel.
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