USS Blue (i) (DD 387)
Destroyer of the Bagley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||25 Sep 1935|
|Launched||27 May 1937|
|Commissioned||14 Aug 1937|
|Lost||23 Aug 1942|
|Loss position||9° 17'S, 160° 02'E|
The American destroyer USS Blue (i) (DD 387) lost on 23 Aug 1942 in position 9° 17'S, 160° 02'E.
On 23 August 1942 USS Blue (Cdr. Harold Nordmark Williams, USN) was scuttled in position 09º17'S, 160º02'E after being torpedoed by the Japanese destroyer Kawakaze (offsite link) in Savo Sound, Solomons the day before, 9 crewmembers lost their lives.
Commands listed for USS Blue (i) (DD 387)
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|1||Charles Owen Comp, USN||15 May 1939||15 Jun 1941|
|2||Harold Nordmark Williams, USN||15 Jun 1941||23 Aug 1942 (1)|
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