- USS Burns (DD-588)
USS "Burns" (DD-588), a in 07°45' N., 151°20' E., and a trawler before being ordered to track down and dispose of the
Japanese submarine chaser No. 24, which was accomplished at 16:55 in 07°24' N., 150°30' E. Six Japanese survivors were rescued.
After the cessation of hostilities "Burns" remained in the Far East on occupation duty until December 1945. During this period she operated in the
Yellow Seasupporting the occupation of Koreaand China. She departed the Western Pacific 29 December 1945and arrived at San Francisco 8 January 1946. She then reported to the 19th Fleet for inactivation and was placed out of commission in reserve 25 June 1946at San Diego.
"Burns" was stricken from the
Naval Vessel Register 1 November 1972, and sunk as a target 20 June 1974.
"Burns" received 11
battle stars for her World War IIservice.
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