Allied Warships

USS Boyle (DD 600)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 600 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down31 Dec 1941 
Launched15 Jun 1942 
Commissioned15 Aug 1942 
End service29 Mar 1946 
History

Decommissioned 29 March 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1971.
Sunk as target off the coast of Florida 3 May 1973.

 

Commands listed for USS Boyle (DD 600)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr Eugene Simon Karpe, USN15 Aug 19421 Feb 1943
2Benjamin Prince Field, ,Jr., USN1 Feb 194327 Sep 1944
3Charles Snowden Arthur, Jr., USN27 Sep 194429 Mar 1946

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