USS STEVENS DD 479 ITINERARY

1943

February

Commissioned, February 1, 1943, Navy Yard, Charleston, SC;  Cooper River, Charleston, SC;  Navy Yard, Charleston, SC;  Off Charleston, SC;  Navy Yard, Charleston, SC.

March

Navy Yard, Charleston, SC;  Off Charleston, SC;  Navy Yard, Charleston, SC;  Off Charleston, SC;  Navy Yard, Charleston, SC;  Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 

April

Shakedown Trials, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 

May

Navy Yard, Charleston, SC;  Placentia Bay, Newfoundland;  Argentia, Newfoundland;  So. Greenland Area;  Argentia, Newfoundland. 

June

Argentia, Newfoundland;  Staten Island, NJ;  Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY;  Norfolk, VA;  Chesapeak Bay, VA.

July

Chesapeake Bay VA;  Norfolk, VA;  Brooklyn, NY;  Off Atlantic City, NJ;  Casco Bay, ME;  New York City, NY;  Lewes, DE - Delaware Bay Area;  Cristobal, CZ;   Gatun Lake, CZ,  Balboa, CZ. 

August

Pearl Harbor, HI;  Hawaiian Islands Area;  Pearl Harbor, HI;  Marcus Island. 

September

Pearl Harbor, HI;  Lanai Island, HI Area;  Pearl Harbor, HI;  Tarawa and Makin Islands, Gilbert Islands;  Pearl Harbor, HI. 

October

Pearl Harbor, HI;  Navy Yard, Mare Island, CA;  San Francisco, CA.

November

Navy Yard, Mare Island, CA;  San Francisco, CA.

December

San Francisco, CA;  Pearl Harbor, HI;  Hawaiian Islands Area

1944

January

 Hawaiian Islands Area;  Pearl Harbor, HI;  Enubuj Island, Ennylabegan Island, , Marshall Islands. 

February

Kwajalein Island, Ebeye Island and Loi Island, Marshall Islands;  Funafuti, Ellice Islands;  Koli Point, Guadacanal, Solomon Islands;  Noumea, New Calidonia. 

March

Lunga Point, Guadacanal;  Tulagi Harbor and Port Purvis, Solomon Islands;  Havannah Harbor, Efate Island, New Hebrides;  Nusa and Nusalik Islands, Kavieng area, Northwestern New Ireland;  Havannah Harbor, Efate Island, New Hebrides.

April

Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides;  Havannah Harbor, Efate Island, New Hebrides;   Milne Bay, NE New Guinea;  Cape Sudest, NE New Guinea; Tanamerah and Humboldt Bays, Dutch New Guinea;  Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea;  Purvis Bay, Florida Island;  Buna Bay, NE New Guinea;  Humboldt Bay, NE New Guinea. 

May

Milne Bay, NE New Guinea;  Purvis Bay, Florida Islands;  Kula Bay, New Georgia;  Kolombangara, New Georgia;  Gatakai, New Georgia;  Tassafaronga, Guadacanal Island;  Purvis Bay, Florida Island. 

June

Purvis Bay, Florida Island;  Kwajalein Marshall Islands;  Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands;  Area East of Saipan, Mariana Islands;  Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands.

July

Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands;  Asan and Adelup Points, Guam, Mariana Islands;  Cabras Island, Guam, Mariana Islands;  Enawetok Atoll, Marshall Islands.

August

Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands;   Espirito Santo   Guadacanal, Solomon Islands; Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides Islands;  Purvis Bay, Florida Island; Humboldt Bay, Dutch New Guinea;  Maffin Bay, Dutch New Guinea. 

September

Wadke Island, Dutch New Guinea;  Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea;  Aitape, Dutch New Guinea;  Morotai, Malucca Islands;  Kolorai Island, Morotai;  Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea;  Maffin Bay, Dutch New Guinea;  Morotai, Malucca Islands. 

October

Morotai, Malucca Islands;  Humboldt Bay, Dutch New Guinea; Tacloban, Leyte Gulf; San Pedro Bay, Leyte;  Humboldt Bay, Dutch New Guinea. 

November

Palau Islands;  White Beach, Leyte;  Hollandia Dutch New Guinea;  Mios Woendi Island, Dutch New Guinea;  San Pedro Bay, Leyte;  Humboldt Bay, Dutch New Guinea. 

December

Biak, Dutch New Guinea;  Leyte Gulf, Leyte;  Surigao Strait, Cebu;  San Jose, Mindoro;  Leyte Gulf, Leyte;  Guiuan, Samar;  San Pedro Bay, Leyte;  Dulag, Leyte;  San Jose, Mindoro.

1945

January

San Pedro Bay, Leyte;  Homonohan Island, Leyte;  Mindanao Sea;  San Pedro Bay, Leyte;  Mindanao Sea;  Sulu Sea;  South China Sea; Entrance to Lingayen Gulf;  Bauang, Luzon;  San Fernando, Luzon;  Damortis, Luzon;  Entrance to Lingayen Gulf;  Damortis, Luzon;  San Pedro Bay, Leyte.

February

Surigao Straight;  Dulag, Leyte;  Lingayen Gulf;  San Pedro Bay, Leyte;  Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island;  Humboldt Bay, Dutch New Guinea.

March

Leyte Gulf;  Manila, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  San Jose, Mindoro;  Mangarin Bay, Mindoro;  Lingayan Gulf;  South China Sea;  Mangarin Bay, Mindoro;  Tigbauan, Panay;  San Jose, Mindoro;  Subic Bay, Luzon.

April

Manila, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Mangarin Bay, Mindoro;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Mangarin Bay, Mindoro;  Basilan Strait, Zamboanga;  Parang, Mindanao; Lalayanga Poiny, Mindanao;  Polloc Harbor, Mindanao;  Cotabato and Tamontaka, Mindanao;  Polloc Harbor, Mindanao;  Subic bay, Luzon.

May

Polloc Harbor, Mindanao;  Balut Island, Mindanao;  Santa Cruz, Davio Gulf;  Taloma Bay, Davio Gulf;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Manila Bay, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Manila Bay, Luzon; Subic Bay, Luzon;  Grande Island, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon.

June

South China Sea Area;  Tawi Tawi Island, Philippines;  Balikpapan Bay, Borneo.

July

Balikpapan Bay, Borneo;  San Pedro Bay, Leyte;  Leyte Gulf, Leyte;  San Pedro Bay. Leyte;  Subic Bay, Luzon.

August

Subic bay, Luzon;  Manila, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Manila Bay, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Manila Bay, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Manila Bay, Luzon;  Subic Bay, Luzon;  Buckner Bay, Okinawa.

September

Buckner Bay, Okinawa;  South China Sea Area;  Jinsen Bay Harbor, Korea;  Tsingtao, China;  Taku Bar, China.

                 

October

Taku Bar, China;  Chefoo, China;  Jinsen Bay Harbor, Korea;  Apra Harbor, Guam;  Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaiia. 

November

Naval Base, San Diego, CA;  Naval Base, San Pedro Bay, CA.

December

Naval Base, San Pedro Bay, CA.

1946

January

Naval Base, San Pedro Bay,CA.

February

Naval Base, San Pedro Bay, CA.

March

Naval Base, San Pedro Bay, CA;  Naval Base, San Diego, CA.

April

Naval Base, San Diego, CA.

May

Naval Base, San Diego, CA

June

Naval Base, San Diego, CA.

July

Naval Base, San Diego, CA.

August

Naval Base, San Diego, CA.

September

Naval Base, San Diego,CA;  Decommisioned, September 28, 1946