Allied Warships

USS Black (DD 666)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 666 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down14 Nov 1942 
Launched28 Mar 1943 
Commissioned21 May 1943 
End service 1969 

Decommissioned 5 August 1946.
Recommissioned 18 July 1951.
Decommissioned in or before 1969.
Stricken 26 September 1969.
Sold 17 February 1971 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Black (DD 666)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1T/Cdr. Jack Maginnis, USN21 May 194318 Mar 1944
2T/Cdr. Ed(ward) Reuben King, Jr., USN18 Mar 194422 Oct 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

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

Return to the Allied Warships section

As an Amazon Associate earns a commission from qualifying purchases.