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DD-795 Preston II
United States Navy destroyer
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Fletcher 1943/06/13
Bethlehem Steel Co., San Pedro, Cal.
1943/12/12 1944/03/20 1970
sold
Namesake:
TTD differences from class:
Camouflage: 43: Ms 32/13d


WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
44/05/11       San Diego   88 
44/06/15       departed P.H.   88 
44/07/01 44/07/17     sail from P.H. to Guam   66 
44/07/17 44/08/08 Forage 53.2.1 land Guam   66  127 
44/08/08 44/08/10     Apra Harbor, Guam   66 
44/08/11 44/08/29     Eniwetok   66 
44/08/29 44/12/03 King2 38.3.3/DesRon55/DesDiv109     81 
44/10/24 44/10/26 King2 38.3.3/DesRon55/DesDiv109 xLeyte   81 
44/12/11 44/12/25 Love3 38.3/DesRon55/DesDiv109 land Mindoro   66 
44/12/30 45/01/25 Mike1 38/DesRon55/DesDiv109     66 
45/02/10 45/03/0? Detach 58.3.3/DesRon55/DesDiv109     66  85 
45/02/26   Detach 58.3.3/DesRon55/DesDiv109 damaged by storm off Iwojima   85 
45/03/02   Detach 58.3.3/DesRon55/DesDiv109 shell Parece Vela Reef in the Philippine Sea - rescued 8 B-29 survivors   85 
45/03/21 45/05/28 Iceber 54.1/FSU4/DesRon55/DesDiv109     66  86 
45/03/29   Iceber   attacked by kami(4x) off Okinawa  
45/05/28 45/06 Iceber 34     66 
45/07   Iceber   Okinawa - RP duty   66 
45/08/0? 45/08/1?     Buckner Bay - escort convoy out and into bay   66 
45/08/1? 45/09/06     Okinawa - air-sea rescue duty   66 

Ship status, hull number changes...: 1969/11/15Ęstruck from Navy List
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 6 Battle Stars
Notice: sold to Turkey > Icel