Allied Warships

USS Jarvis (ii) (DD 799)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 799 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered4 Aug 1942 
Laid down7 Jun 1943 
Launched14 Feb 1944 
Commissioned3 Jun 1944 
End service24 Oct 1960 

Decommissioned 29 June 1946.
Recommissioned 8 February 1951.
Decommissioned 24 October 1960.
Transferred to Spain 3 November 1960 being renamed Alcalá Galiano.
Alcalá Galiano was stricken 15 December 1988 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Jarvis (ii) (DD 799)

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1T/Cdr. Ernest Bradford Ellsworth, Jr., USN3 Jun 19443 Jan 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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