MAHAN DD 364
Ship Name and Designation History
This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.
- USS MAHAN DD-364
Commissioned 18 September 1936
SUNK by 3 kamikaze planes 7 December 1944 in Ormoc Bay Leyte Philippines
Mahan Class Destroyer
Keel Laid 12 June 1934 - Launched 15 October 1935
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- USS Mahan DD-364 Covers Page 1 (1936-1941)
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USS MAHAN received five battle stars for her World War II service.
NAMESAKE - Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN (September 27 1840 – December 1 1914).
Mahan was a United States Navy officer, geostrategist, and educator.
Four ships of the US Navy have been named MAHAN - USS Mahan DD-102/DM-7, USS Mahan DD-364, USS Mahan DLG-11/DDG-42 and USS Mahan DDG-72.
The ships sponsor was Miss Kathleen H. Mahan, great-granddaughter of Rear Adm. Alfred T. Mahan.
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