USS Thatcher (ii) (DD 514)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||20 Jun 1942|
|Launched||6 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||10 Feb 1943|
|End service||18 Nov 1945|
Heavily damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft on 20 May 1945 while off Okinawa 14 killed and 53 wounded.
Commands listed for USS Thatcher (ii) (DD 514)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Leland Ralph Lampman, USN||10 Feb 1943||4 Aug 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. William Arthur Cockell, USN||4 Aug 1944||10 Apr 1945|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Charles Richardson Chandler, USN||10 Apr 1945||18 Nov 1945|
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