USS Newcomb (DD 586)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||19 Mar 1943|
|Launched||1 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||10 Nov 1943|
|End service||20 Nov 1945|
Heavily damaged by 5 Japanese kamikaze aircraft on 6 April 1945 off Okinawa, 43 of her crew were lost and the Commanding officer Commander Ira Ellis Mcmillan was amongst those wounded.
Commands listed for USS Newcomb (DD 586)
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|1||T/Cdr. Lawrence Blanchard Cook, USN||10 Nov 1943||20 Nov 1944|
|2||T/Cdr. Ira Ellis McMillian, USN||20 Nov 1944||30 Sep 1945|
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