USS Finnegan (DE 307)
Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||5 Jul 1943|
|Launched||22 Feb 1944|
|Commissioned||19 Aug 1944|
|End service||27 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 27 November 1945.
Commands listed for USS Finnegan (DE 307)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Norman Cutten Hoffman, USNR||19 Aug 1944||27 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Finnegan include:
26 Feb 1945
The Japanese submarine I-370 (offsite link) was sunk off Iwo Jima in position 22°45'N, 141°27'E by the US destroyer escort USS Finnegan (Lt.Cdr. H. Huffman).