Allied Warships

USS Yosemite (AD 19)

Destroyer tender of the Dixie class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
PennantAD 19 
Built byTampa Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down19 Jan 1942 
Launched16 May 1943 
Commissioned26 Mar 1944 
End service27 Jan 1994 

Decommissioned and stricken on 27 January 1994
Sunk as target on 18 November 2003


Commands listed for USS Yosemite (AD 19)

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1T/Capt. George Crosby Towner, Sr, USN26 Mar 194422 Aug 1945 (1)
2T/Capt. Robert Henry Gibbs, USN22 Aug 19458 Dec 1946

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