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Bethlehem-Hingham Naval Shipyard
showing row of DEs

Charleston Naval Shipyard
USS HUBBARD DE 211 &
USS HAYTER DE 212
Construction contract signed 8 Jun 1942
Contract price $3,180,000.00
Keels laid 11 Aug 1943
Launched 11 Nov 1943

Norfolk Naval Shipyard
USS SIMS DE 154 &
USS REUBEN JAMES DE 153
Keels laid 7 Sept 1942
Launched 6 Feb 1943

Norfolk Naval Shipyard
USS LANNING DE 159 &
USS LOY DE 160
Keels laid 23 Apr 1943
Launched 4 Jul 1943

Norfolk Naval Shipyard
USS BARBER DE 161
under construction May 1943
Keel laid 27 Apr 1943
Launched 20 May 1943

Norfolk Naval Shipyard
USS REEVES DE 156 &
USS FECHTELER DE 157
Keels laid 7 Feb 1943
Launched 22 Apr 1943

 

Norfolk Naval Shipyard
USS CHASE DE 158
At launching 24 Apr 1943

Norfolk Naval Shipyard
USS LOVELACE DE 198
At launching 4 Jul 1943

Photos - USN National Archives, Charleston Naval Shipyard, and NNSY

 

 
 

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