Allied Warships

USS Walter S. Brown (DE 258)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 258 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down10 Jan 1943 
Launched22 Feb 1943 
Commissioned25 Jun 1943 
End service4 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned 4 October 1945.
Stricken 24 October 1945.
Scrapping completed 12 July 1946 at the New York Naval Shipyard.

 

Commands listed for USS Walter S. Brown (DE 258)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. William Lockhart Harmon, USN25 Jun 194314 Oct 1943
2Thomas H. P. Whitney, USNR14 Oct 1943Feb 1944
3Lester C. Burdett, USNR10 Feb 194411 Mar 1945
4Arthur H. Connolly, USNR11 Mar 19454 Oct 1945

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