Allied Warships

USS Haynsworth (DD 700)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 700 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down16 Dec 1943 
Launched15 Apr 1944 
Commissioned22 Jun 1944 
End service 1970 
History

Decommissioned 19 May 1950.
Recommissioned 22 September 1950.
Decommissioned in January 1970.
Stricken 30 January 1970.
Transferred to Taiwan 12 May 1970 being renamed Yuen Yang.

 

Commands listed for USS Haynsworth (DD 700)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Robert Brodie, Jr., USN22 Jun 194414 Dec 1944
2Cdr. Stephen Noel Tackney, USN14 Dec 194417 Jul 1945
3James Edward Smith, USN17 Jul 1945Jun 1946

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Notable events involving Haynsworth include:


29 Jul 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. Robert Brodie, Jr.) departed from New York for shakedown in the Caribbean.

1 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) returns to New York upon completion of her shakedown.

20 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from New York to escort the British troop transport Queen Mary to Newfoundland, Canada.

22 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) releases the Queen Mary to the care of British escorts and returns to New York.

27 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from New York for the Panama Canal zone.

12 Oct 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at San Pedro.

14 Oct 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from San Pedro bound for Pearl Harbor.

20 Oct 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

16 Dec 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Ulithi.

28 Dec 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at Ulithi.

30 Dec 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from Ulithi with TF 38.

26 Jan 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) returns to Ulithi.

10 Feb 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. Stephen Noel Tackney) departed from Ulithi with TF 58.

4 Mar 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. S. N. Tackney) returns to Ulithi.

14 Mar 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from Ulithi with TF 58.

6 Apr 1945
While supporting to Okinawa campaign USS Haynsworth (Cdr Stephen Noel Tackney) is damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 26°55'N, 129°29'E. 7 men were killed and 14 were wounded.

9 Apr 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr Stephen Noel Tackney) departed from TF 58 bound for Ulithi.

11 Apr 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at Ulithi.

17 Apr 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from Ulithi bound for Eniwetok.

21 Apr 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at Eniwetok.

22 Apr 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from Eniwetok bound for Pearl Harbor.

27 Apr 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. S. N. Tackney) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

28 Apr 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for the Mare Island Navy Yard to repair the damage done by the April 6th attack.

3 May 1945
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at the Mare Island Navy Yard.

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