Allied Warships

USS William C. Miller (DE 259)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 259 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Jan 1943 
Launched22 Feb 1943 
Commissioned2 Jul 1943 
End service17 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned 17 December 1945.
Stricken 8 January 1946.
Sold 10 April 1947 and broken up 19 November 1947.

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Commands listed for USS William C. Miller (DE 259)

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1Frederick G Storey, Jr., USNR2 Jul 19431 Jan 1944
2Duncan Forbes Francis, USNR1 Jan 194420 Feb 1945
3Richard Small, USNR20 Feb 1945Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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