Allied Warships

USS Jenkins (DD 447)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 447 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Jul 1940 
Laid down27 Nov 1941 
Launched21 Jun 1942 
Commissioned31 Jul 1942 
End service 1969 

Decommissioned 1 May 1946.
Reclassified as DDE-447 on 2 January 1951.
Recommissioned 2 November 1951.
Reclassified back to DD-447 on 30 June 1962.
Decommissioned in 1969.
Stricken 2 July 1969.
Sold 17 February 1971 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Jenkins (DD 447)

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1Lt.Cdr. Harry Fanker Miller, USN31 Jul 19429 Jul 1943
2Madison Hall, Jr., USN9 Jul 194329 Dec 1943
3Philip Daly Gallery, USN29 Dec 19438 Jul 1945
4Lcmdr Gene Thomas Shirley, USN8 Jul 1945

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