Allied Warships

USS Deede (DE 263)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 263 
Built by 
Laid down23 Feb 1943 
Launched6 Apr 1943 
Commissioned29 Jul 1943 
End service9 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned 9 January 1946.
Stricken 21 January 1946.
Sold 12 June 1947 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Deede (DE 263)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. James William Whaley, USN29 Jul 194317 Jan 1944
2Murdock Moore Maxwell, USNR17 Jan 194427 Oct 1945

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Whitley, M. J.

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