Allied Warships

USS Robert I. Paine (DE 578)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 578 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down5 Nov 1943 
Launched30 Dec 1943 
Commissioned26 Feb 1944 
End service21 Nov 1947 

Decommissioned 21 November 1947.
Stricken 1 June 1968.
Sold 18 July 1969 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Robert I. Paine (DE 578)

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1Lt.Cdr. Drayton Cochran, USNR26 Feb 194428 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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