USS Alexander J. Luke (DE 577)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||5 Nov 1943|
|Launched||28 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Feb 1944|
|End service||18 Oct 1947|
Decommissioned 18 October 1947.
Commands listed for USS Alexander J. Luke (DE 577)
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|1||Herbert Augustus Peterson, USNR||19 Feb 1944||16 Apr 1944|
|2||John Voorhees Cameron, USN||16 Apr 1944||24 Nov 1944|
|3||Adrian W. Rich, USNR||24 Nov 1944||14 Dec 1944|
|4||Lt. Cmdr. Lawrence M. Griffin, USNR||14 Dec 1944|
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Notable events involving Alexander J. Luke include:
6 May 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with USS Alexander J. Luke (Lt.Cdr. L.M. Griffin, USNR) and USS Spangenberg (Lt.Cdr. T.H.P. Whitney, USNR). (1)
- ADM 173/20128
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