USS Twiggs (ii) (DD 591)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Charleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||20 Jan 1943|
|Launched||7 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Nov 1943|
|Lost||16 Jun 1945|
|Loss position||26° 08'N, 127° 35'E|
Sunk by Japanese aircraft off the southern end of Okinawa in position 26º08'N, 127º35'E, 193 of her crew were lost with the ship.
Commands listed for USS Twiggs (ii) (DD 591)
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|1||T/Cdr. John Benjamin Fellows, Jr., USN||4 Nov 1943||6 Apr 1944|
|2||T/Cdr. George Philip, Jr., USN||6 Apr 1944||16 Jun 1945 (+)|
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