USS AMESBURY (DE-66/APD-46)

Named for Lieutenant (jg) Stanton Morgan Amesbury, b. 17 January 1916, Boston, MA; served in VF-9, RANGER (CV-4); KIA 9 November 1942 near Port Lyautey, Morocco

Type: TE
Builder: BHM
Keel laid 03/08/43
Launched 06/06/43
Commissioned 08/31/43
First CO: Lt Cdr Allen B. Adams, Jr. (2)
Redesignated 02/23/45
Decommissioned 07/03/46; one battle star
Stricken 06/01/60
Sold 10/24/62, scrapped

Unit of CortDiv 19; flag

From the research of Anne McCarthy,
with contributions by Pat Perrella and Pat Stephens, webmaster. March 2006
 

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