USS Allen (DD 66)
Destroyer of the Sampson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||10 May 1915|
|Launched||5 Dec 1916|
|Commissioned||24 Jan 1917|
|End service||15 Oct 1945|
Allen was decommissioned at New York June 22 1922
and berthed with the reserve fleet until reactivated
June 23 1925
Commands listed for USS Allen (DD 66)
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|1||Frederick Paul Williams, USN||23 Aug 1940||21 Nov 1941|
|2||Daniel Byrd Miller, USN||21 Nov 1941||28 Sep 1942|
|3||Parke Howle Brady, USN||28 Sep 1942||28 May 1943|
|4||Homer Howard Nielsen, USN||28 May 1943||31 Mar 1944|
|5||William James Riley, Jr., USNR||31 Mar 1944||19 Aug 1944|
|6||James A Rowe, USN||19 Aug 1944||9 Jul 1945|
|7||Joseph C Tyler, Jr., USN||9 Jul 1945||15 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Allen include:
24 Mar 1944
During 24/25 March 1944, USS Seadragon (Cdr. R.L. Rutter, USN), conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Mitchell (Lt.Cdr. M.S. Erdahl, USNR), USS Florikan (Cdr. G.A. Sharp, USN), USS Allen (Lt.Cdr. H.H. Nielsen, USN), USS Salmon (Cdr. H.K. Nauman, USN) and USS Bang (Cdr. A.R. Gallaher, USN). These exercises included night exercises.