Allied Warships

USS Hall (DD 583)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 583 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down16 Apr 1942 
Launched18 Jul 1942 
Commissioned6 Jul 1943 
End service10 Dec 1946 
History

Decommissioned 10 December 1946.
Transferred to Greece 9 February 1960 being renamed Lonchi. Lonchi was stricken 10 October 1990.
Lonchi was scrapped at Aliaga, Turkey in 1997.

 

Commands listed for USS Hall (DD 583)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. John Francis Delaney, Jr., USN6 Jul 194319 May 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Laurence Charles Baldauf, USN19 May 194431 May 1945
3John Daly Pye Hodapp, Jr., USN31 May 1945

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Notable events involving Hall include:


3 Dec 1943
Around 1500 hours, USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) and her escort, was joined by ComDesRon 51; USS Hall (Cdr. J.F. Delaney, Jr., USN), USS Halligan (Cdr. C.E. Cortner, USN) and USS Macomb (Cdr. J.C. South, USN).

11 Dec 1943
Around 2230 hours USS Hall (Cdr. J.F. Delaney, Jr., USN), USS Halligan (Cdr. C.E. Cortner, USN) and USS Macomb (Cdr. J.C. South, USN) took over the escort of USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) from USS Ellyson (Lt.Cdr. E.W. Longton, USN), USS Rodman (Cdr. J.F. Foley, USN) and USS Emmons (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Billingsley, USN) which were then detached.

13 Dec 1943
Around 1715 hours USS Halsey Powell (Cdr. W.T. McGarry, USN), USS Marshall (Cdr. J.D. McKinney, USN), USS Wadleigh (Cdr. W.C. Winn, USN) took over the escort of USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) from USS Hall (Cdr. J.F. Delaney, Jr., USN), USS Halligan (Cdr. C.E. Cortner, USN) and USS Macomb (Cdr. J.C. South, USN) which were then detached.

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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