USS Borie (ii) (DD 704)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||29 Feb 1944|
|Launched||4 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||21 Sep 1944|
|End service||1 Jul 1972|
Decommissioned and stricken 1 July 1972.
Commands listed for USS Borie (ii) (DD 704)
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|1||T/Cdr. Noah Adair, Jr., USN||21 Sep 1944||31 Oct 1945|
|2||T/Cdr. John Chapman Morgan, USN||31 Oct 1945||12 Nov 1946|
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Notable events involving Borie (ii) include:
4 Jan 1945
USS Borie arrived at Pearl Harbor to join the Pacific fleet.
9 Aug 1945
USS Borie (Cmdr Noah Adair, jr.) is hit by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft east of Honshu, Japan in position 37°21'N, 143°45'E. Borie was hit between the mast and the 5-inch gun director causing extensive damage. 48 men were killed and 66 men were wounded.
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