USS Hale
DD 642 (Fletcher class)

National Archives
National Archives
Courtesey of: Wally Brockway


Builder:         Bath Iron Works, Bath ME
Laid Down:  	 November 23, 1942
Launched:        April 4, 1943
Commissioned:  	 June 15, 1943
Decommissioned:  January 15, 1947
Recommissioned:  March 24, 1951
Decommissioned:  July 30, 1960
Fate:            To Colombia 12/5/60, renamed Antioquia.
                 Stricken 12/20/73 and scrapped

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


More Photo's:

Photo 002 Mare Island February 8 1945. From the collection of the Hale's Communication Officer Nelson Doughty. Contributed by: Lynn Doughty

Photo 003 Same as Photo 002 Contributed by: Lynn Doughty


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