USS James C. Owens (DD 776)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||9 Apr 1944|
|Launched||1 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||17 Feb 1945|
|End service||15 Jul 1973|
Decommissioned 3 April 1950.
Commands listed for USS James C. Owens (DD 776)
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|1||T/Cdr. Richard Hutchings Blair, USN||17 Feb 1945|
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Notable events involving James C. Owens include:
10 May 1945
USS James C. Owens (Cdr. Richard Hutchings Blair) departed from San Pedro bound for Pearl Harbor.
16 May 1945
USS James C. Owens (Cdr. R.H. Blair) arrived at Pearl Harbor.
24 May 1945
USS James C. Owens (Cdr. R.H. Blair) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Okinawa (through Eniwetok and Ulithi).
17 Jun 1945
USS James C. Owens (Cdr. R.H. Blair) arrived off Okinawa.
24 Jun 1945
USS James C. Owens (Cdr. R.H. Blair) departed from the Okinawa area for Leyte.
13 Jul 1945
USS James C. Owens (Cdr. Richard Hutchings Blair) departed from Leyte to operate with the fleet of the Japanese mainland for the remainder of the war.
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