Allied Warships

USS Sims (ii) (DE 154)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassBuckley 
PennantDE 154 
Built byNorfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched6 Feb 1943 
Commissioned24 Apr 1943 
End service24 Apr 1946 
History

Converted to Hugh Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-50 on 5 September 1944.
Decommissioned 24 April 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1960.
Sold 14 April 1961 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Sims (ii) (DE 154)

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CommanderFromTo
1Charles Greif Raible, USNR24 Apr 194329 Jul 1943
2James Andrew Moffett, USNR29 Jul 194311 Jan 1944
3Lewis Michael Andrews, Jr., USNR11 Jan 194426 May 1944
4Frank Martin Donahue, USNR26 May 19446 Oct 1945
5Bernard Aloysius Leinhard, USNR6 Oct 19453 May 1946

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