Allied Warships

USS Halford (DD 480)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 480 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Jun 1940 
Laid down3 Jun 1941 
Launched29 Oct 1942 
Commissioned10 Apr 1943 
End service15 May 1946 
History

Decommissioned 15 May 1946.
Stricken 1 May 1968.
Sold 2 April 1970 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Halford (DD 480)

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CommanderFromTo
1Gustave Norman Johansen, Jr., USN10 Apr 1943Apr 1944
2Cmdr Robert James Hardy, USNApr 194416 Mar 1945
3Robert John Oliver, USN16 Mar 1945Apr 1946

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