Allied Warships

USS Breeman (DE 104)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 104 
Built byDravo Corp. (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down20 Mar 1943 
Launched4 Sep 1943 
Commissioned12 Dec 1943 
End service26 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 26 April 1946.
Stricken 22 December 1948.
Transferred to China 29 October 1948 being renamed Tai Hu.
Tai Hu escaped with National Forces to Taiwan in 1949.
Tai Hu was stricken in December 1972.


Commands listed for USS Breeman (DE 104)

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1Lt.Cdr. Edward N. W. Hunter, USNR12 Dec 194324 Aug 1944
2Andrew James McCrudden, USNR24 Aug 1944Jan 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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