USS Strong (DD-467)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Fletcher 
Pennant DD 467 
Built by Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)
Laid down 30 Apr 1941 
Launched 17 May 1942 
Commissioned 7 Aug 1942 
Lost 5 Jul 1943 
Loss position 08.05S, 157.15E off New Georgia, Solomon Islands
History USS Strong (Cmdr Joseph Harold Wellings) was sunk after being torpedoed by a Japanese destroyer  in position 0805'S, 15715'E. 46 of her crew were lost