USS Yarnall (ii) (DD 541)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||5 Dec 1942|
|Launched||25 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Dec 1943|
|End service||30 Sep 1958|
Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Yarnall (ii) (DD 541)
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|1||T/Capt. Benjamin Francis Tompkins, USN||30 Dec 1943||8 Aug 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. James Henry Hogg, USN||8 Aug 1944||17 Dec 1944|
|3||T/Cdr. James Beattie Denny, USN||17 Dec 1944||5 May 1946|
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Notable events involving Yarnall (ii) include:
8 Oct 1944
USS Iowa (Capt. A.R. McCann, USN) fuelled the light cruiser USS San Diego (Capt. W.E.A. Mulen, USN) and two destroyers, USS Yarnall (Cdr. J.H. Hogg, USN) and USS Benham (Cdr. F.S. Keeler, USN).
Thereafter Iowa herself fuelled from the USS Neches (Cdr. H.G. Hansen, USN).
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