USS Dionne (DE 261)
Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||27 Jan 1943|
|Launched||10 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||16 Jul 1943|
|End service||18 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned 18 January 1946.
Commands listed for USS Dionne (DE 261)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Richard Starr Paret, USNR||16 Jul 1943||7 Sep 1943|
|2||Frederick E Lawton, USNR||7 Sep 1943||17 Jan 1944|
|3||Hugh E. Love, Jr., USNR||17 Jan 1944||8 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).
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