Allied Warships

USS Wintle (DE 25)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 25 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 Oct 1942 
Launched19 Feb 1943 
Commissioned10 Jul 1943 
End service14 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 14 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Sold 15 July 1947 and broken up.

 

Commands listed for USS Wintle (DE 25)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr Leonard Scott Bailey, USNR10 Jul 194323 Feb 1945
2Alexander Leipper, USNR23 Feb 194522 Oct 1945
3Bulow Webster Dysart, USNR22 Oct 194531 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Wintle include:


25 Mar 1945
USS Crevalle (Cdr. E.H. Steinmetz, USN) arrived at Guam. She was escorted in by USS Wintle (Lt.Cdr. A. Leipper, USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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