Allied Warships

USS Witter (DE 636)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 636 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down28 Apr 1943 
Launched17 Oct 1943 
Commissioned19 Dec 1943 
End service29 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned 29 October 1945.
Stricken 16 November 1945.
Sold 2 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Witter (DE 636)

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1Cdr. Alan C. Davis, USNR29 Dec 194326 Jul 1944
2George Herrmann, 3rd, USNR26 Jul 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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