USS Bache (DD-470)
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||19 Nov 1941|
|Launched||7 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||14 Nov 1942|
|Lost||1 Mar 1968|
|Loss position||On 13 May, several enemy dive-bombers attacked the picket station and one completed a successful kamikaze attack on Bache.its bomb exploding above the main deck. Forty-one of the crew were killed and 32 were injured.|
|History||Decommissioned 4 February 1946.|
Reclassified as DDE-470 on 2 January 1951.
Recommissioned 1 October 1951.
Reverted back to DD-470 on 30 June 1962.
Wrecked on the Island of Rhodes, Greece on 6 February 1968.
Decommissioned 1 March 1968.
Stricken 1 March 1968.