USS Harmon (DE 678)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||29 Oct 1942|
|Laid down||31 May 1943|
|Launched||25 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||31 Aug 1943|
|End service||25 Mar 1947|
Decommissioned 25 March 1947.
Commands listed for USS Harmon (DE 678)
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|1||Lt. Kendall Endicott Read, USNR||31 Aug 1943||15 Jan 1944|
|2||Townsend U. Weekes, USNR||15 Jan 1944||12 May 1945|
|3||Robert W. Steel, USNR||12 May 1945||Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Harmon include:
7 Nov 1944
USS Blenny (Cdr. W.H. Hazzard, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Tills (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Brooks, USNR), USS Harmon (Lt.Cdr. T.U. Weekes, USNR), USS ATR-26 (Lt. J.H. Kelly, USN) and USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas, USN).