Allied Warships

USS Bullard (DD 660)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 660 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down16 Oct 1942 
Launched28 Feb 1943 
Commissioned9 Apr 1943 
End service20 Dec 1946 

Decommissioned 20 December 1946.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 3 December 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Bullard (DD 660)

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1T/Cdr. Glenn Roy Hartwig, USN9 Apr 1943Nov 1943
2T/Cdr. Bernard William Freund, USNNov 194319 May 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Thomas Comins Hart, USN19 May 19451 Jun 1945
4Lt. Henry F. Rodner, USN1 Jun 194516 Jun 1945
5Eigel Thornton Steen, USN16 Jun 1945

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Notable events involving Bullard include:

30 Apr 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off two of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS McCord (Cdr. F.D. Michael, USN) and USS Bullard (Cdr. B.W. Freund, USN), with fuel.

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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