Allied Warships

USS Hailey (DD 556)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 556 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down11 Apr 1942 
Launched9 Mar 1943 
Commissioned30 Sep 1943 
End service3 Nov 1960 

Decommissioned 27 January 1946.
Recommissioned 27 April 1951.
Decommissioned 3 November 1960.
Transferred to Brazil 20 July 1961 being renamed Pernambuco.


Commands listed for USS Hailey (DD 556)

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1T/Cdr. Parke Howle Brady, USN30 Sep 194326 Jan 1945
2James Robert Payne, USN26 Jan 194527 Jan 1946

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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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