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USS Neuendorf (DE 200)

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - D - R - P
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/ 3 stars - WWII 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
Neuendorf (DE 200) 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. Edna Rose Morton, sister of W. F. Neuendorf, Jr., S1c
  • 18 October 1943: Commissioned, Lcdr Jasper N. McDonald in command
  • 14 May 1946: Decommissioned at San Diego, Cal. after 2.6 years of service
  • 01 July 1967: Struck from the NVR
  • 30 November 1967: Sunk as target off California
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    Neuendorf 127k 1 June 1943: Charleston Navy Yard, S.C. - Neuendorf being christened by Mrs. Edna Rose Morton, sister of Seaman Neuendorf Janet Kensicki, niece of
    William F. Neuendorf Jr.
    Neuendorf 71k undated newspaper clipping
    Neuendorf 56k August 1944 John Klar

    View the USS Neuendorf (DE 200) DANFS history entry
    located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
    Neuendorf's Commanding Officers
    Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
    Dates of Command Commanding Officers
    1.) 08 Oct. 1943 - 12 Oct. 1944Lcdr. Jasper Newton McDonald, Jr. (comm)
    2.) 12 Oct. 1944 - 01 Oct. 1945Lcdr. Robert Channing Barlow, USNR

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information

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