Allied Warships

USS Stevenson (DD 645)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 645 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Feb 1941 
Laid down23 Jul 1942 
Launched11 Nov 1942 
Commissioned15 Dec 1942 
End service27 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 27 April 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1968.
Sold 2 June 1970 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Stevenson (DD 645)

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1T/Cdr. Francis Edmond Wilson, USN15 Dec 194210 Mar 1943
2Lt.Cdr. Thomas Chandler Green, USN10 Mar 194331 Aug 1944
3Heydon Forbes Wells, USN31 Aug 194422 Jul 1945
4Markeson Varland, USN22 Jul 194527 Apr 1946

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Notable events involving Stevenson include:

23 May 1943
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) departed Hampton Roads, Virginia for New York. She was escorted by USS Stevenson (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Wilson, USN), USS Stockton (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Braddy, Jr., USN) and USS Ringgold (Cdr. T.F. Conley, Jr., USN).

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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