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USS Jack Miller (DE 410)

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - H - H - C
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 2 stars - WWII Victory Medal

Class: John C. Butler
Type: WGT (geared-turbine drive, 5" guns)
Displacement: 1350 tons (light), 1745 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 10" (extreme)
Draft: 11' 0" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 2 "D" Express boilers, 2 geared turbine engines, 12,000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 24 kts
Range: 6,000 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 2 - 5"/38 cal. DP guns (2x1), 4 - 40mm AA (2x2), 10 - 20mm AA, 3 - 21" TT, 1 Mk10 Hedgehog, 8 Mk6 Depth Charge Projectors, 2 Mk9 Depth Charge Stern Racks
Complement: 14 / 201
Jack Miller (DE 410) Building and Operational Data:
  • 29 November 1943: Keel laid by the Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, Tex.
  • 10 January 1944: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. Henry S. Miller, mother of Lt. Miller
  • 13 April 1944: Commissioned, Lcdr J. W. Whaley in command
  • 1 June 1946: Decommissioned at San Diego, Cal.
  • 30 June 1968: Stricken from the NVR
  • July 1969: Sold for scrapping
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    Jack Miller 68k undated wartime image David Buell
    Jack Miller 406k undated (These two photos courtesy of  Chris Wright) Ed Zajkowski
    Jack Miller 264k
    Jack Miller 19k after the typhoon in 1944 at Okinawa Roland R. Morin DC2

    View the USS Jack Miller (DE 410) DANFS history entry
    located on the US Naval Historical Center web site.

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information

    Contact Name:Rudy M. Florentine
    Address:126 North Avalon Avenue / Ventnor City NJ 08406-2117
    Phone:(609) 822-9714 / Fax (609) 487-8464
    E-mail: / /

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