USS Wren (DD 568)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||24 Apr 1943|
|Launched||29 Jan 1944|
|Commissioned||20 May 1944|
|End service||Oct 1963|
Decommissioned 13 July 1946.
Commands listed for USS Wren (DD 568)
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|1||T/Cdr. Edwin Anderson McDonald, USN||20 May 1944||31 Aug 1945|
|2||Clayton Ross, Jr., USN||31 Aug 1945||13 Jul 1946|
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Notable events involving Wren include:
4 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off three of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Wren (Cdr. E.A. McDonald, USN), USS Watts (Lt.Cdr. C.S. Hart, USN) and USS Remey (Lt.Cdr. J.B. Balch, USN), with fuel.
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