Allied Warships

USS Braine (DD 630)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 630 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down12 Oct 1942 
Launched7 Mar 1943 
Commissioned11 May 1943 
End service17 Aug 1971 

Decommissioned 26 July 1946.
Recommissioned 6 April 1951.
Decommissioned and stricken 17 August 1971. Transferred to Argentina 17 August 1971 being renamed Admirante Domecq Garcia.
Admirante Domecq Garcia was sunk as a target 7 October 1983.


Commands listed for USS Braine (DD 630)

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1T/Cdr. John Fancis Newman, Jr., USN11 May 194311 May 1944
2T/Cdr. William Wilson Fitts, USN11 May 194424 Aug 1945
3Marlin David Clausner, USN24 Aug 194526 Jul 1946 (1)

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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