USS Picking (DD 685)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||24 Nov 1942|
|Launched||1 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||21 Sep 1943|
|End service||4 Dec 1969|
Decommissioned 20 December 1945.
Commands listed for USS Picking (DD 685)
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|1||T/Capt. Raymond Starr Lamb, USN||21 Sep 1943||12 Aug 1944|
|2||T/Cdr. Benedict Joseph Semmes, Jr., USN||12 Aug 1944||15 Aug 1945|
|3||T/Cdr. Charles Thomas Mauro, Jr., USN||15 Aug 1945||20 Dec 1945|
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