Allied Warships

USS Doyle (DD 494)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 494 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down26 May 1941 
Launched17 Mar 1942 
Commissioned27 Jan 1943 
End service19 May 1955 

Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-34 on 23 June 1945.
Decommissioned 19 May 1955.
Stricken 1 December 1970.
Sold 6 October 1972 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Doyle (DD 494)

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1T/Cdr. Clarence Evans Boyd, USN27 Jan 194326 Mar 1944 (1)
2T/Cdr. James Gilbert Marshall, USN26 Mar 194430 Jun 1945 (1)
3Lt Thurston Barnes Morton, USNR30 Jun 194527 Oct 1945 (1)

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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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