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DD-709 Hugh Purvis
United States Navy destroyer
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Allen M. 1944/05/23
Federal Shipb. & Drydock Co., Kearny, N.J.
1944/12/17 1945/03/01 1972/07/01
Namesake: Cpl Hugh Purvis (USMC)
TTD differences from class:
Camouflage: 45: Ms 21

WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
45/06       joinPac  

Ship status, hull number changes...: ex Purvis, 1973/02/01 struck from Navy List
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...):
Notice: sold to Turkey > Zafer