Allied Warships

USS Dionne (DE 261)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 261 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Jan 1943 
Launched10 Mar 1943 
Commissioned16 Jul 1943 
End service18 Jan 1946 
History

Decommissioned 18 January 1946.
Stricken 7 February 1946.
Sold 12 June 1947 and broken up.

 

Commands listed for USS Dionne (DE 261)

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CommanderFromTo
1Richard Starr Paret, USNR16 Jul 19437 Sep 1943
2Frederick E Lawton, USNR7 Sep 194317 Jan 1944
3Hugh E. Love, Jr., USNR17 Jan 19448 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving Dionne include:


8 Jan 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR), USS McClelland (Lt.Cdr. G.D. Williams, USN) and USS Dionne (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Love, Jr., USNR).

9 Jan 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR) and USS Dionne (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Love, Jr., USNR).

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