USS Hughes (DD 410)
Destroyer of the Sims class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Sep 1937|
|Launched||17 Jun 1939|
|Commissioned||21 Sep 1939|
|End service||28 Aug 1946|
Damaged in the atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in July 1946.
Commands listed for USS Hughes (DD 410)
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|1||Donald James Ramsay, USN||21 Sep 1939||23 Dec 1942 (1)|
|2||T/Cdr. Herbert Hughes Marable, USN||23 Dec 1942||23 Oct 1943 (1)|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Ellis Brooks Rittenhouse, USN||23 Oct 1943||23 Feb 1945 (1)|
|4||John Francis Ducey, Jr., USNR||23 Feb 1945||7 Oct 1945 (1)|
|5||Cdr. David Spencer Bill, Jr., USN||7 Oct 1945||28 Aug 1946 (1)|
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Notable events involving Hughes include:
28 Jul 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with USS Broome (Lt. C.S. Arthur, Jr., USN), USS Simpson (Lt.Cdr. R.S. Fahle, USN), HMS Walker (Lt.Cdr. A.N. Rowell, RN), HMS Walker (Lt.Cdr. A.N. Rowell, RN), HMS Highlander (Cdr. E.C.L. Day, RN) and USS Hughes (Lt.Cdr. H.H. Marable, USN). (2)
- ADM 173/17926
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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