USS Smalley (DD 565)
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||9 Feb 1943|
|Launched||27 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||31 Mar 1944|
|End service||30 Sep 1957|
Decommissioned in January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Smalley (DD 565)
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|1||T/Cdr. Peter Harry Horn, USN||31 Mar 1944||6 Mar 1945|
|2||Herbert Arthur Cassidy, Jr., USN||6 Mar 1945||10 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Smalley include:
13 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off five of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Cushing (Lt.Cdr. W.D. Adams, USN), USS Uhlmann (Cdr. S.C. Small, USN), USS Wedderburn (Lt.Cdr. R.W. Clark, USN), USS Mertz (Cdr. W.S. Maddox, USN) and USS Smalley (Lt.Cdr. H.A. Cassidy, Jr., USN), with fuel.