USS Soley (DD 707)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||18 Apr 1944|
|Launched||8 Sep 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Dec 1944|
|End service||Feb 1970|
USS Soley was heavily damaged by grounding in January 1970.
Commands listed for USS Soley (DD 707)
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|1||T/Cdr. John Greenough Lewis, USN||7 Dec 1944||24 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Soley include:
29 Dec 1944
USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) departed from the Brooklyn Navy Yard for shakedown at Bermuda.
1 Feb 1945
With her shakedown completed USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) returns to the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
18 Feb 1945
USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) arrived at Norfolk to serve as a training ship.
31 Jul 1945
USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.
8 Aug 1945
USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) transits the Panama Canal.
17 Aug 1945
USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) arrived at San Diego.
27 Aug 1945
USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) arrived at Pearl Harbor.
29 Aug 1945
USS Soley (Cdr. J.S. Lewis) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Kwajalein.
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