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U.S. Navy Vessels in the Battle of the Philippine Sea and Marianas Operational Area

June 1944 

USS Lexington (CV-16) plane handlers rest on during a lull in flight deck action, 19 June 1944. Planes are Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat fighters of VF-16 (80-G-236849).

Fifth Fleet/Task Force 58 (Task Groups 58.1, 58.2, 58.3, 58.4, 58.7)

Alabama (BB-60)

Anthony (DD-515)

Bagley (DD-386)

Baltimore (CA-68)

Bataan (CVL-29)

Bell (DD-587)

Belleau Wood (CVL-24)

Bennett (DD-473)

Biloxi (CL-80)

Birmingham (CL-62)

Boston (CA-69)

Boyd (DD-544)

Bradford (DD-545)

Braine (DD-630)

Brown (DD-546)

Bunker Hill (CV-17)

Cabot (CVL-28)

Canberra (CA-70)

Caperton (DD-650)

Case (DD-370)

Charles Ausburne (DD-570)

Charrette (DD-581)

Clarence K. Bronson (DD-668)

Cleveland (CL-55)

Cogswell (DD-651)

Conner (DD-582)

Converse (DD-509)

Cotten (DD-669)

Cowell (DD-547)

Cowpens (CVL-25)

Craven (DD-382)

Dewey (DD-349)

Dortch (DD-670)

Dyson (DD-572)

Ellet (DD-398)

Enterprise (CV-6)

Essex (CV-9)

Fullam (DD-474)

Gatling (DD-671)

Gridley (DD-380)

Guest (DD-472)

Halford (DD-480)

Healy (DD-672)

Helm (DD-388)

Hickox (DD-673)

Hornet (CV-12)

Houston (CL-81)

Hudson (DD-175)

Hull (DD-350)

Hunt (DD-674)

Indiana (BB-58)

Indianapolis (CA-35)

Ingersoll (DD-652)


Source: Samuel Eliot Morrison, History of United States Naval Operation in World War II, Vol. VIII: New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944–August 1944. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1953. In reconstructing this order of battle, Rear Admiral Morison drew directly on June 1944 CINCPAC and COMAIRPAC reports and rosters.

Published: Thu May 23 11:24:59 EDT 2019