USS Burden R. Hastings (DE 19)
Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Apr 1942|
|Launched||20 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||1 May 1943|
|End service||25 Oct 1945|
Decommissioned 25 October 1945.
Commands listed for USS Burden R. Hastings (DE 19)
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|1||Philip Andrew Walker, USNR||1 May 1943||23 Dec 1943|
|2||Ernest Bass Fay, USNR||23 Dec 1943||17 Oct 1944|
|3||Joseph Watson Stivers, USNR||17 Oct 1944||25 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Burden R. Hastings include:
Refit was undertaken USS Sperry and was completed 27 June 1944. Training was undertaken during 2 and 3 July 1944.
18 Aug 1944
USS Baya (Cdr. A.H. Holtz, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Lovering (Lt.Cdr. E.P. Bayley, USNR), USS Rall (Lt.Cdr. C.B. Taylor, USNR), USS Burden R. Hastings (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Fay, USNR), USS Hawkbill (Cdr. F.W. Scanland, Jr., USN) and USS Becuna (Cdr. H.D. Sturr, USN).