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Compiled by Anne McCarthy

563 DEs were built between January 1942 and September 1945.  The US Navy's first DE was commissioned 20 January 1943.

More than 300 DE's served in the Atlantic Theatre during WWII 

Abbreviations:
BU - broken up  |  comm - commissioned  |  cont - continued  |  conv - converted  |  dec - decommissioned  |
 |  rec - recommissioned  |  scr - scrapped  |  str - stricken
 

HULL

DE NAME - HISTORY
DE 59 FOSS
DE 352 NAIFEH
DE 361 WALTON
DE 365 McGINTY
DE 406 EDMONDS
DE 422 DOUGLAS A. MUNRO
DE 440 McCOY REYNOLDS
DE 441 WILLIAM SEIVERLING
DE 442 ULVERT M. MOORE
DE 449 HANNA
DE 534 SILVERSTEIN
DE 634 WHITEHURST
DE 644 VAMMEN
DE 667 WISEMAN
DE 679 GREENWOOD Active to 1958; train ship until rec 10/2/61-8/1/62; cont as train ship to 1966; str 2/20/67;
sold; BU
DE 680   LOESER rec 3/9/51-8/1/62; active until str 8/23/68; BU
DE 684   DELONG APD-137: 8/15/45 (not conv); rec 2/7/51-1969; str 7/69; target 2/70
DE 685 COATES APD-138 (not conv); rec 2/7/51-1970; str 1/30/70; BU
DE 690 DIACHENKO APD-123
DE 691 HORACE A. BASS APD-124
DE 692 WANTUCK
DE 699   MARSH Active to 1958; rec 12/15/61-1969; served as training ship; str 1971
DE 700 CURRIER Active to 1960; 1848-1952 anti-submarine warfare training; Sept/52 to - May/54 served as sonar
school training ship; dec 4/4/60; str 12/1/66; sunk as target 7/11/67.
DE 704   CRONIN DEC: 10/13/50; rec 2/9/51-12/4/53; str 6/1/70; BU
DE 705   FRYBARGER DEC as of 9/13/50; rec 10/6/50-12/9/54; str 12/1/72
DE 708 PARLE rec 3/2/51-7/62; then training vessel; LAST ACTIVE WWII DE str 7/1/70; target 10/70
DE 711 BEGOR
DE 712 CAVALLARO APD-128: 7/17/44; rec 9/4/53; dec; to Republic Of Korea 10/15/59 as KYONG NAM (APD-81);
str 1984
DE 714 COOK APD-130: 7/17/44; rec 10/6/53
DE 716 BALDUCK APD-132: 7/17/44; rec 11/5/53, served in Pacific
DE 719 WEISS comm as APD-135; rec 10/14/50-3/2/58; rec 11/20/61-1/70; str 9/15/74; sold 6/24/75; scr
DE 722 BEVERLY W. REID APD-119: 7/17/44; rec & manned 3/18/67 by crew of LIDDLE (APD-60)
DE 744 KYNE served as training ship; rec 11/21/50-6/17/60; sold 11/73
DE 745 SNYDER rec 10/46, then full comm 5/50-5/5/60; str 8/1/72; BU 1973
DE 746 HEMMINGER rec 12/1/50-2/21/58; to Thailand 7/22/59 as PIN KLAO (3) and still serving in 1995
DE 748 TILLS reactivated 1947 for train; rec 11/1/50-1968; str 9/23/68; sunk as target 4/3/69
DE 749 ROBERTS rec 8/13/50-1964; dec 9/21/68; str 9/23/68; BU
DE 750 McCLELLAND training vessel; rec 7/14/50-9/12/60; str 8/1/72; sold 1973; BU 1974
DE 765 EARL K. OLSEN rec 11/21/50-2/25/58; str 8/1/72; sold 10/73
DE 794 HOLLIS APD-86: 1/24/45; rec 4/6/51-10/16/56; str 9/15/74
DE 797 WEEDEN rec 5/26/50-2/26/58; str 6/30/68; sold 10/27/69; BU
DE 800 JACK W. WILKE Active to 1960; str 8/1/72; sold 2/74

 

 
 

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