Allied Warships

USS Canfield (DE 262)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 262 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Feb 1943 
Launched6 Apr 1943 
Commissioned22 Jul 1943 
End service21 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned 21 December 1945.
Stricken 8 January 1946.
Sold 12 June 1947 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Canfield (DE 262)

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1John Belton Cleland, Jr., USNR22 Jul 194331 Dec 1943
2Parker Emmanuel Cherry, USNR31 Dec 194327 Mar 1945
3Robert Edgar Blackwell, USNR27 Mar 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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