Allied Warships

USS Strong (i) (DD 467)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 467 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Jul 1940 
Laid down30 Apr 1941 
Launched17 May 1942 
Commissioned7 Aug 1942 
Lost5 Jul 1943 
Loss position8° 05'S, 157° 15'E

USS Strong (Cdr. Joseph Harold Wellings, USN) was sunk after being torpedoed by a Japanese destroyer off New Georgia, Solomon Islands in position 08º05'S, 157º15'E. 46 of her crew were lost.


Commands listed for USS Strong (i) (DD 467)

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1T/Cdr. Joseph Harold Wellings, USN7 Aug 19425 Jul 1943

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Blood on the Sea

Parkin, Robert Sinclair
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U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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