Allied Warships

USS Holton (DE 703)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 703 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Oct 1942 
Laid down28 Sep 1943 
Launched15 Dec 1943 
Commissioned1 May 1944 
End service31 May 1946 

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Stricken 1 November 1972.
Sold 30 May 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Holton (DE 703)

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1Lt.Cdr. John B. Boy, USNR1 May 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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