Allied Warships

USS Shaw (DD 373)

Destroyer of the Mahan class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 373 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down1 Oct 1934 
Launched28 Oct 1935 
Commissioned18 Sep 1936 
End service2 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned 2 October 1945.
Stricken 24 October 1945.
Sold and broken up for scrap in July 1946.


Commands listed for USS Shaw (DD 373)

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1Lt.Cdr. Thomas Baldwin Brittain, USN31 May 193830 Jan 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Wilber Glenn Jones, USN30 Jan 194130 Jan 1943 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. George Prettyman Biggs, USN30 Jan 194326 Nov 1943
4Lt.Cdr. Richard Helsden Phillips, USN26 Nov 1943Sep 1944 (1)
5Lt.Cdr. Victor Bernard Graff, USNSep 1944May 1945 (1)
6Lt. Bruce Edward Carson, USNRMay 1945Jun 1945 (1)
7Lt.Cdr. Victor Bernard Graff, USNJun 194521 Jul 1945
8Lt.Cdr. Ira Charles Oehler, USNR21 Jul 19452 Oct 1945

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United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

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