Allied Warships

USS Amick (DE 168)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

USS Amick as completed

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 168 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down7 Jan 1943 
Launched27 May 1943 
Commissioned26 Jul 1943 
End service16 May 1947 

Decommissioned 16 May 1947.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 15 June 1975.
Transferred to Japan 14 June 1955 being renamed Asahi.
Transferred to the Philippines 13 September 1976 being renamed Datu Siratuna.
Datu Siratuna was stricken and scrapped in 1989.


Commands listed for USS Amick (DE 168)

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1T/Cdr. Francis Creath Brewer McCune, USN26 Jul 194328 Aug 1943
2James A Hetherington, 2nd, USNR28 Aug 194318 Apr 1944
3Lt.Cdr. Edward Louis Barsumian, USNR18 Apr 19448 May 1945
4King Upton, USNR8 May 19453 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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