USS Doran (DD 634)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||16 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||14 Jun 1941|
|Launched||10 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1942|
|End service||29 Jan 1947|
Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-41 on 30 May 1945.
Commands listed for USS Doran (DD 634)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Howard Wright Gordon, Jr., USN||4 Aug 1942||24 Nov 1943|
|2||T/Cdr. Norman Ernest Smith, USN||24 Nov 1943||6 Mar 1945|
|3||Lt Charles Harris Hutchins, USNR||6 Mar 1945||31 Oct 1945|
|4||Pemberton Paul Southard, USNR||31 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Doran include:
16 Dec 1943
HMS Spirit (Lt. A.W. Langridge, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with USS Butler (T/Cdr. M.D. Matthews, USN), USS Doran (T/Cdr. N.E. Smith, USN) and USS Gherardi (T/Cdr. N.R. Curtin, USN). (1)
- ADM 173/18094
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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