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USS Reid (DD 369)

Destroyer of the Mahan class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 369 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 Jun 1934 
Launched11 Jan 1936 
Commissioned2 Nov 1936 
Lost11 Dec 1944 
Loss position9° 50'N, 124° 55'E

Sunk after being hit by kamikaze planes in Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippines in position 09º50'N, 124º55'E, 103 of the crew were killed and 152 survived though 45 were wounded which included the Commanding Officer Commander Samuel Aldo McCornock, USN.


Commands listed for USS Reid (DD 369)

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1James Benham Carter, USN25 Jun 193829 May 1941 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. Harold Frederick Pullen, USN29 May 194120 Aug 1942 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. Harry Haywood McIlhenny, USN20 Aug 1942Jan 1944 (1)
4T/Cdr. Samuel Aldo McCornock, USNJan 194411 Dec 1944 (1)

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Blood on the Sea

Parkin, Robert Sinclair
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U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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