USS Dashiell (DD 659)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||15 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||1 Oct 1942|
|Launched||6 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Mar 1943|
|End service||29 Apr 1960|
Decommissioned 30 March 1946.
Commands listed for USS Dashiell (DD 659)
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|1||T/Cdr. John Boyd McLean, USN||20 Mar 1943||9 Jan 1944|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Eugene Alexander Barham, USN||9 Jan 1944||24 Jul 1944|
|3||Douglas Lee Lipscomb Cordinier, USN||24 Jul 1944||29 Sep 1945 (1)|
|4||John Edward Wicks, Jr., USN||29 Sep 1945||30 Mar 1946|
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Notable events involving Dashiell include:
7 Jun 1943
HMS Queen Elizabeth (Cdr. R.C. Haskett-Smith, DSO, RN) conducted trials off Hampton Roads. She is escorted by the destroyers Spence (T/Cdr. H.J. Armstrong, Jr., USN) and Dashiell (T/Cdr. J.B. McLean, USN). (2)
- ADM 53/118384
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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