USS Van Valkenburgh (DD 656)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Gulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||15 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||15 Nov 1942|
|Launched||19 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||2 Aug 1944|
|End service||26 Feb 1954|
Decommissioned 15 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Van Valkenburgh (DD 656)
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|1||T/Cdr. Alexander Bacon Coxe, Jr., USN||2 Aug 1944||24 Sep 1945 (1)|
|2||Thomas Hart Taylor, USN||24 Sep 1945||12 Apr 1946|
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