USS Henley (DD-391)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Bagley 
Pennant DD 391 
Built by Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 28 Oct 1935 
Launched 12 Jan 1937 
Commissioned 14 Aug 1937 
Lost 3 Oct 1943 
Loss position 07.40S, 148.06E
History USS Henley (Cdr Carlton Rolla Adams) was sunk after being torpedoed by the Japanese submarine RO-108  off Cape Cretin, New Guinea in position 0740'S, 14806'E.
15 crewmembers lost their lives and the Commanding officer Commander Adams survived though wounded.
Commanders Lt.Cdr. Henry Young McCown,       USN  14 Aug 1937 May 1938
  Lt.Cdr. Ruthledge Barker Tomkins, USN             1940
   Cdr. Robert Hall Smith,             USN              1941