Allied Warships

USS Harry E. Hubbard (DD 748)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 748 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down30 Oct 1943 
Launched25 Mar 1944 
Commissioned22 Jul 1944 
End service 1969 
History

Decommissioned in 1969.
Stricken 17 October 1969.
Sold in July 1970 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Harry E. Hubbard (DD 748)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr Leonard Scott Bailey, USNR22 Jul 194411 Jan 1945
2Cmdr Arthur Montgomery Purdy, USN11 Jan 194515 Jan 1946

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Notable events involving Harry E. Hubbard include:


16 Jan 1945
USS Harry E. Hubbard (Cdr Arthur Montgomery Purdy) departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.

24 Jan 1945
USS Harry E. Hubbard (Cdr A. M. Purdy) transits the Panama Canal.

4 Feb 1945
USS Hubbard (Cdr A.W. Purdy) arrived at San Diego.

7 Feb 1945
USS Hubbard (Cdr A.W. Purdy) departed from San Diego bound for Pearl Harbor.

15 Feb 1945
USS Harry E. Hubbard (Cdr A.W. Purdy) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

17 Apr 1945
USS Harry E. Hubbard (Cdr A.W. Purdy) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Ulithi.

28 Apr 1945
USS Harry E. Hubbard (Cdr A.W. Purdy) arrived at Ulithi.

8 May 1945
USS Harry E. Hubbard (Cdr A.W. Purdy) arrived off Okinawa.

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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