Allied Warships

USS Caldwell (DD 605)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 605 
Built byBethlehem Steel Co. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down24 Mar 1941 
Launched15 Jan 1942 
Commissioned10 Jun 1942 
End service16 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 16 April 1946.
Stricken 1 May 1965.
Sold for scrap 4 November 1966.


Commands listed for USS Caldwell (DD 605)

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1John Fancis Newman, Jr., USN10 Jun 194222 Feb 1943
2LCdr Horatio Alonzo Lincoln, USN22 Feb 194324 Feb 1944 (1)
3Cdr. George Wendelburg, USN24 Feb 194412 Dec 1944 (1)
4Dunlap Roberts Robinson, USNR12 Dec 19447 Jan 1945 (1)
5Lt.Cdr. Richard Shaw Harlan, USN7 Jan 194530 Jan 1945 (1)
6Cmdr Dunlap Roberts Robinson, USNR30 Jan 194524 Nov 1945

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