Allied Warships

USS Anthony (DD 515)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 515 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down17 Aug 1942 
Launched20 Dec 1942 
Commissioned26 Feb 1943 
End service17 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 17 April 1946.
Transferred to West Germany on 17 January 1958 being renamed Z-1.
Z-1 was stricken in 1976.
Sunk as a target in the Mediterranean on 16 May 1979.


Commands listed for USS Anthony (DD 515)

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1Lt.Cdr. Blinn van Mater, USN26 Feb 19432 Jul 1944
2T/Cdr. Clyde James Van Arsdall, Jr., USN2 Jul 19445 Aug 1945
3Jackson Hunter Raymer, USN5 Aug 194517 Apr 1946

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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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