Allied Warships

USS Durik (DE 666)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassBuckley 
PennantDE 666 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Nov 1942 
Laid down22 Jun 1943 
Launched9 Oct 1943 
Commissioned24 Mar 1944 
End service15 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 15 June 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1965.
Sold 30 January 1967 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Durik (DE 666)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Kerfoot Bainbridge Smith, USN23 Mar 194430 Aug 1944
2Robert William Gavin, USN30 Aug 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin


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