Allied Warships

USS Chauncey (DD 667)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 667 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down14 Nov 1942 
Launched28 Mar 1943 
Commissioned31 May 1943 
End service14 May 1954 

Decommissioned 19 December 1945.
Recommissioned 18 July 1950.
Decommissioned 14 May 1954.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 2 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Chauncey (DD 667)

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1T/Cdr. Merle van Metre, USN31 May 19438 Nov 1943
2T/Lt.Cdr. Lester Cameron Conwell, USN8 Nov 19432 Mar 1945
3Preston Bennett Haines, Jr., USN2 Mar 194519 Dec 1945

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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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