High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Richard W. Suesens
(DE-342) was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort in the United
States Navy. It was named after Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Richard
Wayne Suesens (30 July 1915-5 June 1942) who died during the Battle
of Midway and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for
"extraordinary heroism." Richard W. Suesens was laid down 1
November 1943 by the Consolidated Steel Corporation, of Orange,
Texas; launched on 11 January 1944, sponsored by Mrs. R. W.
Suesens, widow of Lieutenant (junior grade) Suesens; and
commissioned on 26 April 1944, with Lieutenant Commander Milford
McQuilkin in command.
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