USS Mannert L. Abele (DD 733)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||9 Dec 1943|
|Launched||23 Apr 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Jul 1944|
|Lost||12 Apr 1945|
|Loss position||27° 25'N, 126° 59'E|
The American destroyer USS Mannert L. Abele (DD 733) lost on 12 Apr 1945 in position 27° 25'N, 126° 59'E.
USS Mannert L. Abele (Cdr. Alton Enoch Parker, USN) was sunk by Japanese kamikaze aircraft north-west of Okinawa in position destroyer 27º25'N, 126º59'E, 73 members of her crew were lost with the ship.
Commands listed for USS Mannert L. Abele (DD 733)
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|1||T/Cdr. Alton Enoch Parker, USN||4 Jul 1944||12 Apr 1945|
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Notable events involving Mannert L. Abele include:
16 Oct 1944
USS Mannert L. Abele departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.
17 Nov 1944
USS Mannert L. Abele arrived at Pearl Harbor.
27 Jan 1945
USS Mannert L. Abele departed from Pearl Harbor for Saipan to take part in the Iwo Jima landings.
10 Mar 1945
Mannert L. Abele departed from the Iwo Jima area for Ulithi.
12 Mar 1945
Mannert L. Abele arrived at Ulithi.
20 Mar 1945
Mannert L. Abele departed from Ulithi to participate in the Okinawa landings.