Allied Warships

USS Bangust (DE 739)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 739 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down11 Feb 1943 
Launched6 Jun 1943 
Commissioned30 Oct 1943 
End service17 Nov 1946 
History

Decommissioned 17 November 1946.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 18 April 1952.
Transferred to Peru 21 February 1952 being renamed Castilla.
Castilla was stricken and broken up in 1979.

 

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1Charles F MacNish, USNR30 Oct 1943

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Destroyers of World War Two

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