Allied Warships

USS Hale (ii) (DD 642)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 642 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down23 Nov 1942 
Launched4 Apr 1943 
Commissioned15 Jun 1943 
End service30 Jul 1960 

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Recommissioned 24 March 1951.
Decommissioned 30 July 1960.
Transferred to Colombia 5 December 1960 being renamed Antioquia. Antioquia was stricken 20 December 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Hale (ii) (DD 642)

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1Cdr. Karl Frederick Poehlmann, USN15 Jun 19432 Mar 1944
2Donald Worrall Wilson, USN2 Mar 1944Oct 1945
3Nathan Frederick Asher, USNOct 194515 Jun 1946

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