Allied Warships

USS Weeden (DE 797)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 797 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered13 Nov 1942 
Laid down18 Aug 1943 
Launched27 Oct 1943 
Commissioned9 Feb 1944 
End service26 Feb 1958 

Decommissioned 9 May 1946.
Recommissioned 26 May 1950.
Decommissioned 26 February 1958.
Stricken 30 June 1968.
Sold 27 October 1969 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Weeden (DE 797)

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1Charles Foster Tillinghast, Jr., USNR19 Feb 194418 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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