Allied Warships

USS Hopewell (ii) (DD 681)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 681 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down29 Oct 1942 
Launched2 May 1943 
Commissioned30 Sep 1943 
End service2 Jan 1970 
History

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Recommissioned 28 March 1951.
Decommissioned 2 January 1970.
Stricken 2 January 1970.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California 11 February 1972.

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Commands listed for USS Hopewell (ii) (DD 681)

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CommanderFromTo
1Corbin Clarke Schute, USN30 Sep 194325 Sep 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Warner Scott Rodimon, USN25 Sep 19449 Jun 1945
3Richard Michael Hayes, USN9 Jun 194515 Jan 1947

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