Allied Warships

USS Baldwin (DD 624)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 624 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down19 Jul 1941 
Launched14 Jun 1942 
Commissioned30 Apr 1943 
End service20 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 20 June 1946.
Grounded while under tow on Montauk Point, New York 19 April 1961.
Stricken 1 June 1961.
Scuttled 5 June 1961.


Commands listed for USS Baldwin (DD 624)

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1Lt.Cdr. George Knuepfer, USN30 Apr 194330 Nov 1943
2T/Lt.Cdr. Edgar Samuel Powell, Jr., USN30 Nov 19431 Sep 1944
3T/Cdr. Robert Cecil Houston, USN1 Sep 194420 Jun 1946

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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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