Allied Warships

USS Cabana (DE 260)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 260 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down27 Jan 1943 
Launched10 Mar 1943 
Commissioned9 Jul 1943 
End service6 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned 6 January 1946.
Stricken 21 January 1946.
Sold 13 May 1947 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Cabana (DE 260)

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1Lt. Robert Lawrence Bence, USNR9 Jul 194311 Feb 1945
2Frederick Isler Sutton, Jr., USNR11 Feb 194524 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Cabana include:

21 Dec 1944
USS Charr (Cdr. F.D. Boyle, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR), USS Cabana (Lt.Cdr. R.L. Bence, USNR), USS Sicard (Lt. J.W. Botten, USN), USS YMS 193, USS YMS 235, USS YMS 374, USS Blower (Cdr. J.H. Campbell, USN), USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe, USN) and USS Threadfin (Cdr. J.J. Foote, USN).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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