Allied Warships

USS Lowry (DD 770)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 770 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 Aug 1943 
Launched6 Feb 1944 
Commissioned23 Jul 1944 
End service31 Oct 1973 

Decommissioned and stricken 31 October 1973.
Transferred to Brazil 31 October 1973 being renamed Espirito Santo.
Espirito Santo was stricken 2 February 1996.


Commands listed for USS Lowry (DD 770)

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1T/Capt. Lawrence Henry Martin, USN23 Jul 19442 Nov 1944
2T/Cdr. Edwin Swain Miller, USN2 Nov 19445 Apr 1947

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Notable events involving Lowry include:

26 Oct 1944
USS Lowry departed from San Pedro, California bound for Pearl Harbor.

14 Dec 1944
USS Lowry arrived at San Pedro Bay, Philippines.

22 Jan 1945
USS Lowry arrived Ulithi.

10 Feb 1945
USS Lowry departed from Ulithi with TF 58.

1 Mar 1945
USS Lowry returns to Ulithi.

21 Mar 1945
USS Lowry departed from Ulithi to assist in the Okinawa landings.

27 Jul 1945
USS Lowry arrived at San Pedro Bay, Philippines.

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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