Allied Warships

USS Taussig (DD 746)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 746 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down30 Aug 1943 
Launched25 Jan 1944 
Commissioned20 May 1944 
End service1 Dec 1970 
History

Decommissioned 1 December 1970.
Stricken 1 February 1974.
Transferred to Taiwan 6 May 1974 being renamed Lo Yang.

 

Commands listed for USS Taussig (DD 746)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Josephus Amberg Robbins, USN20 May 194419 Jun 1945
2Warren Howard Mcclain, USN19 Jun 1945Jan 1946

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Notable events involving Taussig include:


13 Jul 1944
With her shakedown at Bermuda completed USS Taussig returns to the New York Navy Yard.

25 Aug 1944
USS Taussig departed from Boston for the Pacific.

1 Sep 1944
USS Taussig transits the Panama Canal.

22 Sep 1944
USS Taussig arrived at Pearl Harbor.

28 Sep 1944
USS Taussig departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Ulithi.

19 Oct 1944
USS Taussig arrived at Ulithi.

21 Oct 1944
USS Taussig departed from Ulithi to support the operations of Leyte.

2 Nov 1944
USS Taussig returns to Ulithi.

2 Nov 1944
USS Taussig departed from Ulithi with TF 38 for operations against Luzon.

24 Nov 1944
USS Taussig returns to Ulithi.

7 Dec 1944
USS Taussig departed from Ulithi for operations against Luzon.

24 Dec 1944
USS Taussig returns to Ulithi.

30 Dec 1944
USS Taussig departed from Ulithi with TF 38 for operations against Luzon and Formosa and a raid into the South China Sea.

23 Jan 1945
USS Taussig returns to Ulithi.

10 Feb 1945
USS Taussig departed from Ulithi with TG 58.1.

4 Mar 1945
USS Taussig returns to Ulithi.

14 Mar 1945
USS Taussig departed from Ulithi to support the Okinawa landings.

30 Apr 1945
USS Taussig returns to Ulithi.

9 May 1945
USS Taussig departed from Ulithi with TG 58.1.

13 Jun 1945
USS Taussig arrived at San Pedro Bay, Philippines.

1 Jul 1945
USS Taussig departed from San Pedro Bay, Philippines with TG 38.1.

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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