Allied Warships

USS Wiley (DD 597)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 597 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down10 Aug 1943 
Launched25 Sep 1944 
Commissioned22 Feb 1945 
End service9 Aug 1946 

Decommissioned 9 August 1946.
Stricken 1 May 1968.
Sold 2 April 1970 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Wiley (DD 597)

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1T/Cdr. Benjamin Prince Field, Jr., USN22 Feb 19459 Aug 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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