Allied Warships

USS Henry R. Kenyon (DE 683)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 683 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down29 Sep 1943 
Launched30 Oct 1943 
Commissioned30 Nov 1943 
End service3 Feb 1947 

Decommissioned 3 February 1947.
Stricken 1 December 1969.
Sold 22 October 1970 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Henry R. Kenyon (DE 683)

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1T/Cdr. Charles Malaher Lyons, Jr., USN30 Nov 19438 Jun 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Arthur D. Berliss, Jr., USNR8 Jun 19444 Jan 1945
3Lt. George F. Stearns, USNR4 Jan 194523 Nov 1945
4Lt. George F. Stearns, USNR4 Jan 194523 Nov 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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