USS Boyd (DD 544)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||2 Apr 1942|
|Launched||29 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||8 May 1943|
|End service||1 Oct 1969|
Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Boyd (DD 544)
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|1||Cmdr Ulysses Simpson Grant Sharp, Jr., USN||8 May 1943||10 Nov 1944|
|2||T/Cdr. Archibald Edgerton Teall, USN||10 Nov 1944|
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Notable events involving Boyd include:
At Guam she was refitted by Submarine Division 282 Relief crew and the USS Apollo. Refit was completed on 3 February 1945. Training was carried out during 8 to 19 February 1945.