Allied Warships

USS Earl V. Johnson (DE 702)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 702 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Oct 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1943 
Launched24 Nov 1943 
Commissioned18 Mar 1944 
End service18 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 18 June 1946.
Stricken 1 May 1967.
Sold 8 September 1968 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Earl V. Johnson (DE 702)

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1Lcmdr Jules James Jordy, USNR18 Mar 19444 Sep 1945
2Lcmdr James Harrison McGlothlin, USNR4 Sep 194517 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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