Allied Warships

USS Sierra (AD 18)

Destroyer tender of the Dixie class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
PennantAD 18 
Built byTampa Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down31 Dec 1941 
Launched23 Feb 1943 
Commissioned20 Mar 1944 
End service15 Oct 1993 

Decommissioned and stricken on 15 October 1993
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 25 August 1995


Commands listed for USS Sierra (AD 18)

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1T/Capt. Paul Brogden Koonce, USN20 Mar 194426 Jun 1945 (1)
2Cdr. Elmer Ruben Runquist, USN26 Jun 194527 Apr 1946

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