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The squadron consisted of nine Fletcher Class 2100 ton destroyers at any one time from Aug. 1943 to Nov. 1945.

 

Destroyer Divison 49

USS JOHN RODGERS DD-574 (Squadron Flag)

            USS HARRISON DD-573

             USS McKEE DD-575

            USS MURRAY DD-576

          USS STEVENS DD-479                           

               anchorbutton[1].gif (433 bytes) USS STEVENS web site

               anchorbutton[1].gif (433 bytes) USS MURRAY web site

                                      

Destroyer Divison 50

USS RINGGOLD DD-500 (Division Flag)

USS SCHROEDER DD-501

USS SIGSBEE DD-502

USS DASHIELL DD-659

               anchorbutton[1].gif (433 bytes) USS RINGGOLD web site

            anchorbutton[1].gif (433 bytes) Billy Roberts USS SIGSBEE web site

 

Administratively Assigned Various Dates:  USS LITTLE DD-801,  USS KIMBERLY DD-521, USS  McCAFFREY DD-860,             and USS HOPEWELL DD-681

DESRON 25 SHIP PHOTOS

Thanks to John Chiquoine and Dave Schroeder for donating photos to this page honoring the ships of Destroy Squadron 25.  Facts listed for each ship acquired from squadron narrative composed by Lt. Fairhurst and Lt. McFarlin of flag staff aboard RODGERS coming home after the war. Some details can be questioned by better sources but they did the best they could with the material they had available at the time.

*CLICK ON THUMBNAIL TO VIEW ENLARGED SHIP PHOTO, FACTS, AND HISTORY:

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DASHIELL

Voice call sign "Republic"

             Murray thumbnail.jpg (15140 bytes)            MURRAY

Voice call sign "Tuxedo"

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STEVENS

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HARRISON

Voice call sign "Cleopatra"

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JOHN RODGERS

Voice call sign "Equipoise"

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RINGGOLD

Voice call sign "Man Trap"

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SCHROEDER

Voice call sign "Chili"

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MCKEE

Voice call sign "Rattletrap"

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SIGSBEE

Voice call sign "Coyote"

  

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