USS Stevens
DD 479 (Fletcher class)

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Builder:         Charleston Navy Yard
Laid Down:  	 December 30, 1941
Launched:        June 24, 1942
Commissioned:  	 September 28, 1946
Decommissioned:  January 15, 1947
Fate:            Stricken 12/01/72; 
                 broken up for scrap

We are seeking information on the USS Stevens and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.

The E-mail:

Subject: U.S.S.Stevens DD 479
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004


I'm pushing 80 and I served aboard the Stevens in WWII in the South Pacific in 1943 to 1946...What can I do to help your website?...I'm using a webtv gizmo not a computor so I cant send more than one picture at a time if you want pictures...


P.S. Are you an X navy?

More Photo's:

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Attached is a photo of the USS Stevens crew probably soon after comm - issioning. The photo belongs to the daughter of PhM 1\c Hama Roy Gunnels, Jr. (later CPhM on USS Herbert). He is on gun barrel of turret #2 second from left.

Curtis Barber

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