USS Marshall (DD 676)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||19 Apr 1943|
|Launched||29 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||16 Oct 1943|
Decommissioned 1n December 1945.
Commands listed for USS Marshall (DD 676)
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|1||T/Cdr. Sinclair Best Wright, USN||16 Oct 1943||14 Mar 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Joseph Dwight McKinney, USN||14 Mar 1944||9 May 1945|
|3||Charles Holovak, USN||9 May 1945||15 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Marshall include:
13 Dec 1943
Around 1715 hours USS Halsey Powell (Cdr. W.T. McGarry, USN), USS Marshall (Cdr. J.D. McKinney, USN), USS Wadleigh (Cdr. W.C. Winn, USN) took over the escort of USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) from USS Hall (Cdr. J.F. Delaney, Jr., USN), USS Halligan (Cdr. C.E. Cortner, USN) and USS Macomb (Cdr. J.C. South, USN) which were then detached.
23 Sep 1944
In the morning USS Iowa (Capt. A.R. McCann, USN) fuelled three destroyers attached to the Task Group, USS Tingey (Cdr. J.O. Miner, USN), USS Stephen Potter (Cdr. L.W. Pancoast, USN) and USS Cushing (Cdr. L.F. Volk, USN).
In the evening Iowa herself fuelled from the USS Chikaskia (Lt.Cdr. G. Zimmerman, USNR).
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