Allied Warships

USS Spangler (DE 696)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassBuckley 
PennantDE 696 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Oct 1942 
Laid down28 May 1943 
Launched15 Jul 1943 
Commissioned31 Oct 1943 
End service8 Oct 1958 
History

Decommissioned 8 October 1958.
Stricken 1 March 1972.
Sold 20 November 1972 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Spangler (DE 696)

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1William Ano Burgett, USN31 Oct 194313 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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