Allied Warships

USS De Haven (ii) (DD 727)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 727 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down9 Aug 1943 
Launched9 Jan 1944 
Commissioned31 Mar 1944 
End service 1973 
History

Decommissioned in 1973.
Stricken 3 December 1973.
Transferred to South Korea 5 December 1973 being renamed Incheon.
Incheon was stricken and broken up for scrap in 1993.

 

Commands listed for USS De Haven (ii) (DD 727)

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1Cdr. John Bagley Dimmick, USN31 Mar 194417 Jun 1945
2Cdr. William Heald Groverman, Jr., USN17 Jun 19456 Dec 1946 (1)

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Notable events involving De Haven (ii) include:


11 Jul 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. John B. Dimmick) departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.

16 Jul 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) transits the Panama Canal.

25 Jul 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) arrived at San Diego, California.

28 Jul 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from San Diego bound for Pearl Harbor.

3 Aug 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

16 Aug 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Eniwetok.

30 Aug 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) returns at Pearl Harbor.

28 Sep 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Pearl Harbor again bound for Eniwetok.

5 Oct 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) arrived at Eniwetok. She left a week later bound for Ulithi to join TF 38.

2 Nov 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Ulithi with TF 38.

10 Dec 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Ulithi again with TF 38.

23 Dec 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) arrived back at Ulithi.

30 Dec 1944
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Ulithi with TF 38.

26 Jan 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) returns to Ulithi.

10 Feb 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Ulithi with TF 58.

4 Mar 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) returns to Ulithi.

14 Mar 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Ulithi with the fleet.

27 Apr 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from the Okinawa area bound for Ulithi.

9 May 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) departed from Ulithi again the TF 58.

13 Jun 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. J.B. Dimmick) arrived at Leyte, Philippines.

1 Jul 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. William Heald Groverman, JR.) departed from Leyte with TF 38.

2 Sep 1945
USS De Haven (Cdr. William Heald Groverman, JR.) enters Tokyo Bay.

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