USS Rowe (DD 564)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||7 Dec 1942|
|Launched||30 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||13 Mar 1944|
|End service||6 Nov 1959|
Decommissioned 31 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Rowe (DD 564)
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|1||T/Cdr. Andrew Lee Young, Jr., USN||13 Mar 1944||19 Jan 1946|
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Notable events involving Rowe include:
6 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Melvin (Cdr. B.K. Atkins, USN), USS McGowan (Lt.Cdr. T.H.W. Conner, USN), USS Monssen (Lt.Cdr. E.G. Sanderson, USN) and USS Rowe (Cdr. A.L. Young, Jr., USN), with fuel.
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