Allied Warships

USS Doherty (DE 14)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 14 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down28 Feb 1942 
Launched29 Aug 1942 
Commissioned6 Feb 1943 
End service14 Dec 1945 
History

Decommissioned 14 December 1945.
Stricken 8 January 1946.
Sold 26 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Doherty (DE 14)

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CommanderFromTo
1Alexander Jackson, Jr., USNR6 Feb 194311 Jul 1943
2Robert Winder Johnson, USNR11 Jul 19436 May 1944
3Lcmdr James Lamb McIntire, USNR6 May 194422 Dec 1944
4Walter John O`Brien, USNR22 Dec 194430 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Doherty include:


21 Dec 1944
USS Charr (Cdr. F.D. Boyle, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR), USS Cabana (Lt.Cdr. R.L. Bence, USNR), USS Sicard (Lt. J.W. Botten, USN), USS YMS 193, USS YMS 235, USS YMS 374, USS Blower (Cdr. J.H. Campbell, USN), USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe, USN) and USS Threadfin (Cdr. J.J. Foote, USN).

8 Jan 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR), USS McClelland (Lt.Cdr. G.D. Williams, USN) and USS Dionne (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Love, Jr., USNR).

9 Jan 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR) and USS Dionne (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Love, Jr., USNR).

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