Screening Duties

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USS Trathen (DD-530) - History
... On 29 September, the ship commenced screening operations for Task Group (TG) 14.5, as it sortied from Pearl Harbor, bound for Wake Island ... After screening the carriers as they launched devastating air strikes in support of the Palau invasion, the destroyer retired on 26 September to refuel and replenish depleted ammunition stocks in ... She served as plane guard and screening vessel for this group and TG 38.5 through the end of the month ...
USS Tingey (DD-539) - World War II
... participated in exercises out of Pearl Harbor in February and March before screening a convoy en route to the Marshalls early in April ... On 29 April, Tingey continued screening duties for the task force while one of its cruiser units bombarded Satawan Island ... She then assumed screening duties for R.Adm ...
USS Towers (DDG-9) - 1960s
... She performed screening and plane-guard duties for fast carrier task forces on Yankee Station, providing protection with her missiles and her rapid-fire 5-inch ... Her preparation included screening and shore bombardment exercises with New Jersey, the world's only active battleship ... While escorting and screening New Jersey, Towers knocked out two artillery and three antiaircraft gun sites destroyed 55 meters of trenches sank two logistics craft set off 19 secondary explosions and ...
USS Wickes (DD-578) - Philippines Campaign, September 1944 – March 1945
... As a screening unit of task group "Baker"—TG 79.4—a transport group, the destroyer reached Leyte Gulf according to plan, on D day, 20 October ... She then proceeded to her assigned radar picket station near the center of the gulf and assumed duties as picket and fighter-director ship ... Wickes subsequently spent most of November in screening operations, escorting a transport group during all phases of its replenishment run to Leyte ...

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