Allied Warships

USS Halford (DD 480)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 480 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Jun 1940 
Laid down3 Jun 1941 
Launched29 Oct 1942 
Commissioned10 Apr 1943 
End service15 May 1946 

Decommissioned 15 May 1946.
Stricken 1 May 1968.
Sold 2 April 1970 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Halford (DD 480)

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1T/Cdr. Gustave Norman Johansen, USN10 Apr 1943Apr 1944
2T/Cdr. Robert James Hardy, USNApr 194416 Mar 1945
3T/Cdr. Robert John Oliver, USN16 Mar 1945Apr 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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