Allied Warships

USS Black (DD 666)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 666 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down14 Nov 1942 
Launched28 Mar 1943 
Commissioned21 May 1943 
End service 1969 
History

Decommissioned 5 August 1946.
Recommissioned 18 July 1951.
Decommissioned in or before 1969.
Stricken 26 September 1969.
Sold 17 February 1971 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Black (DD 666)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. Jack Maginnis, USN21 May 194318 Mar 1944
2Edward Reuben King, Jr., USN18 Mar 194422 Oct 1945

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