USS Varian (DE 798)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||13 Nov 1942|
|Laid down||27 Aug 1943|
|Launched||6 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||29 Feb 1944|
|End service||15 Mar 1946|
Decommissioned 15 March 1946.
Commands listed for USS Varian (DE 798)
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|1||Clarence Walker Petrie, USNR||29 Feb 1944||11 Aug 1944|
|2||Lcmdr Leonard Allison Myhre, USNR||11 Aug 1944||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Varian include:
24 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-546 was sunk north-west of the Azores, in position 43°53'N, 40°07'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Flaherty, USS Neunzer, USS Chatelain, USS Varian, USS Hubbard, USS Janssen, USS Pillsbury and USS Keith.
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