Allied Warships

USS Porter (ii) (DD 800)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 800 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered4 Aug 1942 
Laid down6 Jul 1943 
Launched13 Mar 1944 
Commissioned24 Jun 1944 
End service10 Aug 1953 
History

Decommissioned 3 July 1946.
Recommissioned 9 February 1951.
Decommissioned 10 August 1953.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 21 March 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

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1T/Cdr. Howard Riche Prince, USN24 Jun 19445 Dec 1945

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