Allied Warships

USS George A. Johnson (DE 583)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassRudderow 
PennantDE 583 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down24 Nov 1943 
Launched12 Jan 1944 
Commissioned15 Apr 1944 
End serviceSep 1957 
History

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Recomissioned 29 September 1950.
Decommissioned September 1957.
Stricken 1 November 1965.
Sold 19 September 1966 and broken up for scrap.

 

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1Lt.Cdr. Alvin Robinson, USN15 Apr 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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