Allied Warships

USS Newman (DE 205)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 205 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down8 Jun 1943 
Launched9 Aug 1943 
Commissioned26 Nov 1943 
End service18 Feb 1946 

Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD- 59 on 5 July 1944.
Decommissioned 18 February 1946.
Stricken 1 September 1964.
Sold 15 August 1966 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Newman (DE 205)

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1William Carl Meyer, USNR26 Nov 19431 Jul 1944
2Robert Irwin Thieme, USNR1 Jul 194417 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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