Allied Warships

USS Micka (DE 176)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 176 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down3 May 1943 
Launched22 Aug 1943 
Commissioned23 Sep 1943 
End service14 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 14 June 1946.
Stricken 1 August 1965.
Sold 15 May 1967 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Micka (DE 176)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. John Curtis Spencer, USN23 Sep 19433 Apr 1944
2R. T. Reid, USNR3 Apr 19443 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Micka include:


16 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Straub (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Coie, Jr., USNR), USS Micka (Lt.Cdr. R.T. Reid, USNR), USS Gustafson (Lt.Cdr. A.E. Chambers, USNR) and USS Trumpeter (Lt.Cdr. G.B. Buck, Jr., USNR).

18 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Straub (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Coie, Jr., USNR), USS Micka (Lt.Cdr. R.T. Reid, USNR), USS Gustafson (Lt.Cdr. A.E. Chambers, USNR) and USS Trumpeter (Lt.Cdr. G.B. Buck, Jr., USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

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