Allied Warships

USS Mitchell (DE 43)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

USS Mitchell during the war.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 43 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down12 Jan 1943 
Launched1 Aug 1943 
Commissioned17 Nov 1943 
End service6 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 6 November 1945.
Stricken 19 December 1945.
Sold 11 December 1946 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Mitchell (DE 43)

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1Lcmdr Martin S Erdahl, USNR17 Nov 194313 May 1944
2James K Carpenter, USNR13 May 194429 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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