USS Hunt (ii) (DD 674)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||31 Mar 1943|
|Launched||1 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||22 Sep 1943|
|End service||30 Dec 1963|
Decommissioned 15 December 1945.
Commands listed for USS Hunt (ii) (DD 674)
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|1||Cdr. Frank Paul Mitchell, Jr., USN||22 Sep 1943||8 Dec 1943|
|2||Lt. William Kittridge Rogers, USN||8 Dec 1943||18 Dec 1943|
|3||Cdr. Halford A Knoertzer, USN||18 Dec 1943||31 Mar 1945|
|4||Frederick Earle McEntire, Jr., USN||31 Mar 1945||15 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Hunt (ii) include:
28 Jul 1944
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Hickox (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Wesson, USN), USS Dortch (Cdr. R.C. Young, USN), USS Hunt (Cdr. H.A. Knoertzer, USN) and USS Owen (Cdr. R.W. Wood, USN), with fuel.
16 Nov 1944
All ships of the Task Group including USS Iowa (Capt. A.R. McCann, USN) were fuelled by a group of oilers. Iowa herself was fuelled by the USS Neosho (Lt.Cdr. F.P. Parkinson, USNR). Iowa herself refuelled the destroyers USS Hickox (Cdr. J.H. Wesson, USN) and USS Hunt (Cdr. H.A. Knoertzer, USN).
18 Nov 1944
USS Iowa (Capt. A.R. McCann, USN) fuelled the destroyers USS Twining (Cdr. E.K. Wakefield, USN), USS Hunt (Cdr. H.A. Knoertzer, USN), USS Stockham (Cdr. E.P. Holmes, USN) and USS Lewis Hancock (Cdr. W.M. Searles, USN).