USS Claxton (ii) (DD 571)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||25 Jun 1941|
|Launched||1 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||8 Dec 1942|
|End service||18 Apr 1946|
Decommissioned 18 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Claxton (ii) (DD 571)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Herald Franklin Stout, USN||8 Dec 1942||6 Jul 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Miles Hunter Hubbard, USN||6 Jul 1944||20 Nov 1944|
|3||T/Cdr. Maxim William Firth, USN||20 Nov 1944||21 Sep 1945|
|4||Lcmdr Kenneth George Robinson, USN||21 Sep 1945||18 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Claxton (ii) include:
24 Jan 1943
USS R-12 (Lt.Cdr. E.E. Shelby, USN) participated in A/S exercises off Guantanamo Bay together with USS Claxton (Cdr. H.F. Stout, USN), USS Charles Ausburne (Lt.Cdr.L.K. Reynolds, USN) and USS Stanly (Cdr. R.W. Cavenagh, USN).
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