Allied Warships

USS Robert K. Huntington (DD 781)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 781 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down29 Feb 1944 
Launched5 Dec 1944 
Commissioned3 Mar 1945 
End service31 Oct 1973 

Decommissioned aqnd stricken 31 October 1973.
Transferred to Venezuela 31 October 1973 being renamed Falcon.
Falcon was stricken and scraped in 1981.


Commands listed for USS Robert K. Huntington (DD 781)

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1T/Cdr. John William Ramey, USN3 Mar 194522 May 1946

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Notable events involving Robert K. Huntington include:

29 Aug 1945
USS Robert K. Huntington puts into Tokyo Bay.

Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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