USS Taylor (DD 468)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||28 Aug 1941|
|Launched||7 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||28 Aug 1942|
|End service||3 Jun 1969|
Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Taylor (DD 468)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Benjamin Jacob Katz, USN||28 Aug 1942||16 Jan 1944|
|2||T/Cdr. Nicholas John Frederick Frank, Jr., USN||16 Jan 1944||6 Feb 1945|
|3||Henry Howard De Laureal, USN||6 Feb 1945||31 May 1946|
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Notable events involving Taylor include:
12 Jul 1943
The Japanese submarine Ro-107 was sunk by USS Taylor (DD 468) off Kolombangara.