USS Barr (DE 576)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||5 Nov 1943|
|Launched||28 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||16 Feb 1944|
|End service||12 Jul 1946|
Converted to high speed transport of the Crosley class and reclassified APD-39 on 23 October 1944.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the USS Barr|
Commands listed for USS Barr (DE 576)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Henry Harold Love, USNR||15 Feb 1944||2 Jul 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Porter Tirrill Dickie, Jr., USNR||2 Jul 1944||31 Jul 1945|
|3||William Howard Gordon, USN||31 Jul 1945||22 Nov 1945|
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