Allied Warships

USS Paul Hamilton (DD 590)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 590 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down20 Jan 1943 
Launched7 Apr 1943 
Commissioned25 Oct 1943 
End service24 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned 24 September 1945.
Stricken 1 May 1968.
Sold 2 April 1970 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Paul Hamilton (DD 590)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. Leo George May, USN25 Oct 194317 Nov 1944
2T/Cdr. Daniel Carlson, USN17 Nov 19441 Sep 1945
3Lcmdr George Francis Dalton, USN1 Sep 1945

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