USS John A. Bole (DD 755)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||20 May 1944|
|Launched||1 Nov 1944|
|Commissioned||3 Mar 1945|
|End service||6 Nov 1970|
Decommissioned 6 November 1970.
Commands listed for USS John A. Bole (DD 755)
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|1||T/Cdr. Edward Baxter Billingsley, USN||3 Mar 1945||Apr 1947|
|2||T/Cdr. Jacob Thompson Bullen, Jr., USN||Jul 1947||Sep 1949|
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Notable events involving John A. Bole include:
24 Apr 1945
Following shakedown in the Caribbean USS John A. Bole returns to New York.
15 May 1945
USS John A. Bole departed from Boston bound for the Pacific.
7 Jun 1945
USS John A. Bole arrived at Pearl Harbor.
21 Jun 1945
USS John A. Bole arrived at Eniwetok.
29 Jun 1945
USS John A. Bole arrived in the Okinawa area where she served for the remainder of the war.
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