USS Hugh Purvis (DD 709)
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||23 May 1944|
|Launched||17 Dec 1944|
|Commissioned||1 Mar 1945|
|End service||15 Jun 1972|
Decommissioned 15 June 1972.
Commands listed for USS Hugh Purvis (DD 709)
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|1||T/Cdr. Byron Lawrence Gurnette, USN||1 Mar 1945||28 Sep 1945|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Thomas Chapin Buell, USN||28 Sep 1945||21 Oct 1945|
|3||T/Cdr. Charles Weigel Musgrave, USN||21 Oct 1945||31 Mar 1947|
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