Allied Warships

USS Burrows (DE 105)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 105 
Built byDravo Corp. (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down24 Mar 1943 
Launched2 Oct 1943 
Commissioned19 Dec 1943 
End service26 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 26 April 1946.
Transferred to the Netherlands 1 June 1950 being renamed Van Amstel.
Van Amstel was returned to the U.S.N. in December 1967.
Sold in February 1968 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Burrows (DE 105)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Wallace Graham, USNR19 Dec 19437 Aug 1944
2John Parkinson, Jr., USNR7 Aug 194423 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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