Allied Warships

USS Howorth (DD 592)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 592 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down16 Nov 1941 
Launched10 Jan 1943 
Commissioned3 Apr 1944 
End service30 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 30 April 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1961.
Sunk as target off San Diego on 8 March 1962.

 

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. Edward Stitt Burns, USN3 Apr 19445 Jun 1945
2William Lewis Thompson, USN5 Jun 1945

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