USS Clarence K. Bronson
DD 668 (Fletcher class)

Courtesy of Laurance R. Spellman
December, 1945: Transit to San Diego CA. from Japan

Builder:         Federal Shipbldg., Kearny N.J.
Laid Down:  	 December 9, 1942
Launched:        April 18, 1943
Commissioned:  	 June 11, 1943
Decommissioned:  July 16, 1946
re-Commissioned: June 7, 1951
Decommissioned:  July 29, 1960
Fate:            To Turkey 01/14/67, renamed Istanbul
                 Stricken 1987; scrapped

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

The E-mail:

Subject: USS Bronson
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004
From: Marvin R Miller

I found this photo of the USS Bronson in my collection. It was taken in 1953 or 54 - can't remember which. It was taken in the Sea of Japan. I was stationed on the USS Bremerton CA 130, as a photographer. I would imagine the Bronson refueled from us at that time.

Marvin Miller

 Marvin Miller

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