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Hull Number: DD-730

Launch Date: 03/05/1944

Commissioned Date: 05/16/1944

Decommissioned Date: 12/18/1970

Call Sign: NKKH

Voice Call Sign: NOSEGAY, RIFLEMAN (61-65), SILVERBELL


Namesake: JOHN AUSTIN COLLETT

JOHN AUSTIN COLLETT


Disposition:

Repaired in 1960 with bow of USS SEAMAN (DD-791) after collision with USS AMMEN (DD-527). Stricken 2/1/1974. Sold to Argentina as DIEDRA BUENA (D-29) on 6/4/1974. Sold in 1984.