USS Abbot (ii) (DD 629)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||16 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||21 Sep 1942|
|Launched||17 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Apr 1943|
|End service||26 Mar 1965|
Decommissioned 21 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Abbot (ii) (DD 629)
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|1||Lcmdr Chester Edward Carroll, USN||23 Apr 1943||13 Aug 1943|
|2||T/Cdr. Marshall Edgar Dornin, USN||13 Aug 1943||14 Aug 1944|
|3||Francis Walford Ingling, USN||14 Aug 1944||21 May 1946|
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Notable events involving Abbot (ii) include:
10 Sep 1943
After a work-up USS Abbot departed from the US east coast for the Pacific
16 Sep 1943
USS Abbot transits the Panama Canal
18 Oct 1943
While training out of Pearl Harbour USS Abbot collides with the light aircraft carrier USS Cowpens. Abbot is out of action for two months while she is repaired at the Pearl Harbour Navy Yard.