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Uss Cecil J. Doyle (De-368)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Cecil J. Doyle (DE-368) was a United States Navy John C. Butler-class destroyer escort. She was named for USMC aviator Lt. Cecil J. Doyle, posthumous recipient of the Navy Cross for heroism during 18 October to 25, 1942 in the Solomon Islands campaign. Cecil J. Doyle was launched on 1 July 1944 at Consolidated Steel Corporation, in Orange, ...
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Cecil J. Doyle (DE-368) was a United States Navy John C. Butler-class destroyer escort. She was named for USMC aviator Lt. Cecil J. Doyle, posthumous recipient of the Navy Cross for heroism during 18 October to 25, 1942 in the Solomon Islands campaign. Cecil J. Doyle was launched on 1 July 1944 at Consolidated Steel Corporation, in Orange, Texas, sponsored by Mrs. O. P. Doyle; and commissioned on 16 October 1944, with Lieutenant Commander D. S. Crocker, USNR, in command. Cecil J. Doyle carried out her first mission while still in shakedown, when she cruised on an air-sea rescue station during the flight of Government officials to the Yalta Conference. On 30 January 1945, she rendezvoused with HMS Ranee, and guarded the escort carrier through the Panama Canal and north to San Diego, California. Cecil J. Doyle continued on to Pearl Harbor and Eniwetok, where she arrived on 28 March to join the Marshalls-Gilbert Patrol and Escort Group. Her escort duties took her to Guam, and Ulithi, where on 30 April she was transferred to the Carolines Surface Patrol and Escort Group.
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  • ISBN-13: 9783639936872
  • Publisher: Betascript Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/3/2010
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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