USS Barton
DD-722 (Sumner Class)

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Courtesey of: Jim Michels

Builder:        Bath Iron Works, Bath Me. 
Laid Down:      May 24, 1943
Launched:       October 10, 1943
Commissioned:   December 30, 1943
Decommissioned: January 22, 1947, Recommissioned April 11, 1949.
                Decommissioned (?),  Stricken October 1, 1968.
Fate:           Sunk as target off Virginia October 8, 1969.


We are seeking information on the USS Barton and her crews. Files and photos may be emailed to us and we will incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.

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Taranto Italy, November 17, 1950
Photo submitted by: Robert Brinkley, (MM3 1949-51)


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