Allied Warships

USS Erben (DD 631)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 631 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down28 Oct 1942 
Launched21 Mar 1943 
Commissioned28 May 1943 
End service27 Jun 1958 
History

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Recommissioned 19 May 1951.
Decommissioned 27 June 1958.
Transferred to South Korea 16 May 1963 being renamed Chung Mu.

 

Commands listed for USS Erben (DD 631)

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CommanderFromTo
1Joseph Henry Nevins, Jr., USN28 May 194318 Dec 1943
2Morgan Slayton, USN18 Dec 19433 Mar 1945
3Lcmdr William Hutton Snyder, USN3 Mar 19459 Dec 1945

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