USS Duncan (i) (DD 485)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||31 Jul 1941|
|Launched||20 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Apr 1942|
|Lost||12 Oct 1942|
USS Duncan (Lt.Cdr. Edmund Battelle Taylor, USN) made a daring one ship attack and found herself between Japanese and American battle groups resulting in receiving more than 50 hits. When she sank 58 men and 5 officers were lost. 195 men were rescued from the shark infested waters by USS McCalla (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Cooper, USN).
Commands listed for USS Duncan (i) (DD 485)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Edmund Battelle Taylor, USN||16 Apr 1942||12 Oct 1942|
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