Allied Warships

USS Bailey (ii) (DD 492)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 492 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down29 Jan 1941 
Launched19 Dec 1941 
Commissioned11 May 1942 
End service2 May 1946 

Decommissioned 2 May 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1968.
Sunk as a target off the Florida coast 4 November 1969.


Commands listed for USS Bailey (ii) (DD 492)

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1Lt.Cdr. Franklin D. Karns, Jr., USN11 May 19424 Jul 1942
2Lt.Cdr. John Connor Atkeson, USN4 Jul 19423 Jun 1943
3T/Cdr. Malcolm Townsend Munger, USN3 Jun 19435 Dec 1944
4Arthur Ferdinand Johnson, USN5 Dec 194411 Dec 1945

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