Allied Warships

USS Metivier (DE 582)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassRudderow 
PennantDE 582 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down24 Nov 1943 
Launched12 Jan 1944 
Commissioned7 Apr 1944 
End service1 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 1 June 1946.
Stricken 30 June 1968.
Sold June 1969 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Metivier (DE 582)

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CommanderFromTo
1Francis Kernan, Jr., USN7 Apr 19443 Jun 1944
2Lcmdr Eugene Hugh Maher, USNR3 Jun 1944

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