USS Hutchins (DD 476)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||28 Jun 1940|
|Laid down||27 Sep 1941|
|Launched||20 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||17 Nov 1942|
|End service||30 Nov 1945|
Badly damaged off Okinawa by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft on 27 April 1945.
Commands listed for USS Hutchins (DD 476)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Edwin Warren Herron, USN||17 Nov 1942||11 Feb 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Caleb Barrett Laning, USN||11 Feb 1944||19 Dec 1944|
|3||Albert Royal Olsen, USN||19 Dec 1944||30 Nov 1945|
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