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USS Manning (DE 199)

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - Z - G - Q
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row: Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive) - American Campaign Medal
Second Row: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 4 stars - World War II Victory Medal - Philippine Liberation Ribbon

Class: Buckley
Type: TE (turbine-electric drive, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1400 tons (light), 1740 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 9" (extreme)
Draft: 10' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 2 "D" Express boilers, G.E. turbines with electric drive, 12000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 24 kts
Range: 6,000 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Complement: 15 / 198
Manning (DE 199) Building and Operational Data:
  • 15 February 1943: Keel laid by the Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, S.C.
  • 01 June 1943: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. J. H. Hughes
  • 01 October 1943: Commissioned, Lt. John I. Mingay in command
  • 15 January 1947: Decommissioned at San Diego, Cal. after 3.3 years of service
  • 31 July 1968: Struck from the NVR while mothballed at Bremerton, Wash.
  • 27 October 1969: Sold for scrapping to the National Metal & Steel Co., Terminal Island, San Pedro, Cal.
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    View the USS Manning (DE 199) DANFS history entry
    located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
    Manning's Commanding Officers
    Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
    Dates of Command Commanding Officers
    1.) 01 Oct 1943 - 20 Feb 1945Lcdr. John Irving Mingay, USNR (comm)
    2.) 20 Feb 1945 - 03 Nov 1945Lcdr. Albert William Carlson, Jr., USNR 
    3.) 03 Nov 1945 - 25 Jan 1946Lcdr. Edward G. Fitz-Patrick, USNR
    4.) 25 Jan 1946 - 04 Apr 1946Lt. Charles Henderson, Jr., USNR
    5.) 01 Jun 1946 - 01 Sep 1946Lcdr. Richard E. Farwell, USNR
    6.) 01 Sep 1946 - 15 Jan 1947Lt. Victor Shouldice (decomm)

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information

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    Additional Resources

    Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
    Tin Can Sailors Shipmate Registry - USS Manning
    The Destroyer History Foundation
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