USS Rolf (DE 362)
Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||John C. Butler|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||20 Mar 1944|
|Launched||23 May 1944|
|Commissioned||7 Sep 1944|
|End service||3 Jun 1946|
Decommissioned 3 June 1946.
Commands listed for USS Rolf (DE 362)
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|1||Lester Earle Hubbell, USNR||7 Sep 1944||12 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Rolf include:
29 May 1945
HMS Spark (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) departed Subic Bay for her 5th war patrol (4th in the Far East and 3rd in the South-West Pacific area). She was ordered to patrol to the East of Singapore. This patrol included air/sea rescue duties.
31 May 1945
USS Caiman (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Fey, Jr., USN) made a short call at Subic Bay for fuel and provisions. She departed later the same day for a patrol area to the west of Borneo. She was escorted in and out by USS Rolf (Lt.Cdr. L.E. Hubbell, USNR).
At Subic Bay she was refitted by a relief crew from Submarine Division 261 and USS Anthedon.
- ADM 199/1876
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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