World War II Chronology of DD-371

Pearl Harbor: 7 December 1941
Battle of Midway: 3-6 June 1942
Battle of Santa Cruz: 26 October 1942
Kokumbona Area, Guadalcanal Bombardment: 2 November 1942
Doma Cove Area Bombardment: 7 February 1943
San Christobal - Night Aerial Torpedo Attack: 17 February 1943
Kiriwini and Woodlark Landings: 1 July 1943
Finchaffen, New Guinea Bombardment: 23 August 1943
Finchaffen, New Guinea Landing: 22 September 1943
Lae, New Guinea Landing and Aircraft action: 4 September 1943
Cape Merkus - Arawe, New Britain Landing and Enemy Aerial Attacks: 15 December 1943
Cape Gloucester, New Britain Bombardment and Landing: 12 December 1943
Saidor, New Guinea, Landing: 2 January 1944
Mare Island for Repairs (Ship company granted 30 day leave)
Saipan, Marianas - Air strikes and enemy air action: 12 June 1944
Saipan- Bombardnent and Counter Battery action: 13-14 June 1944
Garapan Town - Saipan Bombardment: 16 June 1944
First Battle of the Philippine Sea: 19-21 June 1944
Saipan, Bombardment of Hagashinara: 25 June 1944
Saipan, Bombardment: 4 July 1944
Enemy Air Attacks off Saipan: 7 July 1944
Fire Support Mission off Saipan: 8-9 July 1944
Guam, Marianna Operation: 18 - 22 July 1944
Tinian, Mariannas - under air strikes while supporting assault: 26 July - 2 August 1944
Marco Point Tinian Bombardment -  Assisted in influencing several hundred of the enemy to surrender: 5 August 1944
Leyte Gulf; Air Action: 12 November 1944
Leyte Gulf Enemy Air action: 9  - 23 November 1944
Dispatched to San Pedro Bay, P.I. Enemy action:  19 November 1944
Leyte Gulf Air Action: 24-27 November. (Hairy.)
Ormoc Gulf Bombardment, covering assult landings, under consistant Suicide bomber attacks: 7 December 1944 (Really hairy.)
Surigao Straits heavy enemy air attack: 11 December 1944
Leyte Gulf Enemy suicide dive bomber attacks: 14-19 December 1944
Off Manila Heavy enemy air action: 12 January 1945
Lingayen Gulf, Luzon escort Resupply fleet, heavy air attacks: 13 January 1945
Nasugbu, Luzon, Bombardment covering assault landing: 31 January 1945
Mariveles Harbor, Luzon Landing: 15 February 1945
Corregidor, Ressupply: 17 February 1945
La Monja Island P.I.Bombardment  and destruction of enemy mines: 19 February 1945
Puerto Princessa, Palawan.P.I. Bombardment of Shore installations and landing: 2 February 1945
Talisay, Cebu P.I. Landing of Troops and Bombardment of Cebu City. Action with enemy submarine: 24-29 March 1945
Pollock Harbor, Mindanao, P. I. Participation in the occupation: 19 - 23 April 1945
Sanata Cruz, Mindanao Support Assult Landing: 1-4 May, 1945
Taloma Bay, Davao, Mindanao. Bombardment of enemy troops, supply dumps, gun emplacements: 9-11 May 1945
Cape Augustine, Mindanao, P. I. Bombardment: 19 May 1945
Balikpapan, Borneo, N.E. Bombardment, Landing, Counter Battery fire: 26 June -  4 July 1945
Balikpapan  Escort resupply fleet, support bombardment: 12 - 15 July 1945
Ship was anchored in Subic Bay, Philippine Islands when war ended. All hands began "Counting Points." Us regular navy types watched with envy as the crew began to be relieved and returned to civilian life.