Allied Warships

USS Izard (DD 589)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 589 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down9 May 1942 
Launched8 Aug 1942 
Commissioned15 May 1943 
End service31 May 1946 

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Stricken 1 May 1968.
Sold 2 April 1970 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Izard (DD 589)

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1Cmdr Earl Kendall van Swearingen, USN15 May 19439 May 1944
2Milton Theodore Dayton, USN9 May 194426 Apr 1945
3John Benjamin Guerry, Jr., USN26 Apr 194531 May 1946

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