USS Underhill (DE 682)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||29 Oct 1942|
|Laid down||16 Sep 1943|
|Launched||15 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||15 Nov 1943|
|Lost||24 Jul 1945|
|Loss position||19° 20'N, 126° 42'E|
Sunk by a Kaiten torpedo from the Japanese submarine I-53 in the Philippine Sea east-north-east of Luzon in position 19º20'N, 126º42'E
Commands listed for USS Underhill (DE 682)
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|1||Sidney Richmond Jackson, USNR||15 Nov 1943||24 Aug 1944|
|2||Robert Masten Newcomb, USNR||24 Aug 1944||24 Jul 1945 (+)|
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