Allied Warships

USS Liddle (DE 206)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 206 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down8 Jun 1943 
Launched9 Aug 1943 
Commissioned6 Dec 1943 
End service18 Mar 1967 

Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-60 on 5 July 1944.
Decommissioned 18 June 1946.
Recommissioned 27 October 1950.
Decommissioned 2 February 1959.
Recommissioned 29 November 1961.
Decommissioned 18 March 1967.
Stricken 5 April 1967.
Sold 25 January 1968 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Liddle (DE 206)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Robert Messinger Hinckley, Jr., USN6 Dec 19432 Aug 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Lloyd Christian Brogger, Jr., USNR2 Aug 19447 Dec 1944 (+)
3Richard K. Hawes, USNR7 Dec 194410 Dec 1944
4William DeWitt Kennedy, USNR10 Dec 19447 Dec 1945

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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