USS Remey (DD 688)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||15 Jul 1942|
|Laid down||22 Mar 1943|
|Launched||25 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Sep 1943|
|End service||30 Dec 1963|
Decommissioned 10 December 1946.
Commands listed for USS Remey (DD 688)
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|1||T/Cdr. Reid Puryear Fiala, USN||30 Sep 1943||1 May 1945|
|2||John Bernard Balch, USN||1 May 1945||12 Jun 1946|
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Notable events involving Remey include:
4 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off three of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Wren (Cdr. E.A. McDonald, USN), USS Watts (Lt.Cdr. C.S. Hart, USN) and USS Remey (Lt.Cdr. J.B. Balch, USN), with fuel.
19 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS McDermut (Cdr. C.B. Jennings, USN), USS Remey (Lt.Cdr. J.B. Balch, USN), USS Melvin (Cdr. B.K. Atkins, USN) and USS Mertz (Cdr. W.S. Maddox, USN), with fuel.
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