USS Beale
DD 471 (Fletcher class)

 Courtesey of Jim Clark and NavSource

Builder:        Bethlehem Steel, S.I., NY
Laid Down:  	December 19, 1941
Launched:       August 24,11 1942
Commissioned:  	December 23, 1942
Decommissioned: April 11, 1946
Recommissioned: January 2, 1951
Decommissioned: September 20, 1968
Fate:           Sunk as target off Virginia 

We are seeking information on the USS Beale and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.

 Contributed by John Hummel
Portsmouth NSY, 1965

 Phil Porter. Click Here for Larger Image
Left to right: Kent Nichols, John Erickson, John (Duke) Chomia, John Albrecht, Mr. Rogers, Chief Estep, Larry Ramsey, Mike McGoey, Captian Jones, Phil Porter. This was in 1967-68.

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