USS Jenkins (DD 447)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||27 Nov 1941|
|Launched||21 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||31 Jul 1942|
Decommissioned 1 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Jenkins (DD 447)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Harry Fanker Miller, USN||31 Jul 1942||9 Jul 1943|
|2||T/Cdr. Madison Hall, Jr., USN||9 Jul 1943||29 Dec 1943|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Philip Daly Gallery, USN||29 Dec 1943||8 Jul 1945|
|4||Lcmdr Gene Thomas Shirley, USN||8 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Jenkins include:
9 Sep 1942
USS R-12 (Lt. E.E. Shelby, USN) participated in A/S exercises of Guantanamo Bay together with USS Chevalier (Lt.Cdr. E.R. McLean, Jr., USN), USS Jenkins (Lt.Cdr. F.H. Miller, USN) and USS Tarbell (Lt.Cdr. W.M. Foster, USN).