Allied Warships

USS John Hood (DD 655)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 655 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down12 Oct 1942 
Launched25 Oct 1943 
Commissioned7 Jun 1944 
End service 

Decommissioned 3 July 1946.
Recommissioned 3 August 1951.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 December 1974.
Sold 12 April 1976 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS John Hood (DD 655)

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1T/Cdr. Thomas James Thornhill, Jr., USN7 Jun 194410 Dec 1944
2T/Cdr. Allan Lorentz Reed, USN10 Dec 194410 Feb 1946

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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