USS Shubrick (ii) (DD 639)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||16 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||17 Feb 1942|
|Launched||18 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Feb 1943|
|End service||19 Oct 1945|
Heavily damaged by Japanese kamikaze aircraft 29 May 1945 while off Okinawa.
Commands listed for USS Shubrick (ii) (DD 639)
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|1||T/Cdr. Louis Allen Bryan, USN||7 Feb 1943||22 Nov 1943|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. John Victor Smith, USN||22 Nov 1943||7 Jan 1944|
|3||William Blenman, USN||7 Jan 1944||22 Jan 1945|
|4||John Chapman Jolly, USN||22 Jan 1945||16 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Shubrick (ii) include:
4 Aug 1943
While exiting Palermo harbour during a German night raid, a Ju-88 dropped three 500-pound bombs. One of them exploded beneath Shubrick's keel, severely damaging the ship and killing 16 of her crew. (1)
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