USS Harry F. Bauer (DM 26)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||6 Mar 1944|
|Launched||9 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||22 Sep 1944|
|End service||12 Mar 1956|
Former DD 738, completed as Destroyer Minelayer DM-26.
Commands listed for USS Harry F. Bauer (DM 26)
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|1||T/Cdr. Russell Champion Williams, USN||22 Sep 1944||21 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Harry F. Bauer include:
28 Nov 1944
USS Harry F. Bauer departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.
12 Dec 1944
USS Harry F. Bauer arrived at San Diego.
27 Jan 1945
USS Harry F. Bauer departed from Pearl Harbor bound for the Iwo Jima area.
8 Mar 1945
USS Harry F. Bauer arrived at Ulithi.
25 Mar 1945
USS Harry F. Bauer arrived in the Okinawa area.
6 Jun 1945
USS Harry F. Bauer is damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft of Okinawa in position 26°14'N, 128°01'E. USS Harry F. Bauer proceeded to Kerama Retto. Full repairs were made at Leyte, Philippines.
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