USS Livermore (DD 429)
Destroyer of the Benson / Gleaves class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Benson / Gleaves|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||15 Aug 1938|
|Laid down||6 Mar 1939|
|Launched||3 Aug 1940|
|Commissioned||7 Oct 1940|
|End service||24 Jan 1947|
Decommissioned 24 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Livermore (DD 429)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Vernon Huber, USN||7 Oct 1940||4 Dec 1942|
|2||Harry Edward Siedel, Jr., USN||4 Dec 1942||8 Nov 1944|
|3||Cdr. Kerfoot Bainbridge Smith, USN||8 Nov 1944||24 May 1946|
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Notable events involving Livermore include:
11 Jul 1942
USS Livermore and USS Mayo together pick up 32 survivors from the American merchant Santa Rita that was torpedoed and sunk on 9 July 1942 by German U-boat U-172 about 700 nautical miles north-east of Puerto Rico in position 26°11'N, 55°40'W.
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