Allied Warships

USS Parker (DD 604)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 604 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down9 Jun 1941 
Launched12 May 1942 
Commissioned31 Aug 1942 
End service31 Jan 1947 
History

Decommissioned 31 January 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1971.
Sold 25 May 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Parker (DD 604)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. John William Bays, USN31 Aug 1942Dec 1943 (1)
2T/Cdr. John Francis Flynn, USNDec 194315 Mar 1945 (1)
3Cdr. LeRoy Thomas Taylor, USN15 Mar 194521 Mar 1946 (1)

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