Allied Warships

USS McCall (DD 400)

Destroyer of the Gridley class

USS McCall before the war

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 400 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down17 Mar 1936 
Launched20 Nov 1937 
Commissioned22 Jun 1938 
End service30 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 30 November 1945.
Stricken 28 January 1947.
Sold 17 November 1947 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS McCall (DD 400)

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1John Esten Whelchel, USN22 Jun 193815 Jun 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Edwin Gaines Fullinwider, USN15 Jun 194028 Apr 1941
3Lt.Cdr. Frederick Moosbrugger, USN28 Apr 194128 May 1942 (1)
4Lt.Cdr. William Schuetze Veeder, USN28 May 194227 Feb 1943 (1)
5T/Cdr. Edward Lee Foster, USN27 Feb 19432 May 1944 (1)
6T/Lt.Cdr. John Blake Carroll, USN2 May 194410 Jul 1945
7Harold Edwin Bater, USN10 Jul 194526 Oct 1945
8Lewis Wisely Walker, Jr., USN26 Oct 194530 Nov 1945

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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