Allied Warships

USS Maury (DD 401)

Destroyer of the Gridley class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 401 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down24 Mar 1936 
Launched14 Feb 1938 
Commissioned5 Aug 1938 
End service19 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned 19 October 1945.
Stricken 1 November 1945.
Sold 13 June 1946 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Maury (DD 401)

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1Edward Mathew Thompson, USN5 Aug 193829 Jun 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Elmer Drummond Snare, USN29 Jun 19404 Apr 1942 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. Gelzer Loyall Sims, USN4 Apr 194216 Aug 1943 (1)
4T/Lt.Cdr. Joseph William Koenig, USN16 Aug 19434 Nov 1944 (1)
5David Lombard Harris, USN4 Nov 194427 Jul 1945
6Ernest Francis Wilcomb, USN27 Jul 194519 Oct 1945

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