Allied Warships

USS Cannon (DE 99)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 99 
Built byDravo Corp. (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down14 Nov 1942 
Launched25 May 1943 
Commissioned26 Sep 1943 
End service19 Dec 1944 

Decommissioned and transferred to Brasil 19 December 1944 being renamed Baependi.
Baependi was stricken and broken up for scrap in 1974.

Career notesTo Brasil as Baependi

Commands listed for USS Cannon (DE 99)

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1Grinnell Morris, USNR26 Sep 194311 Apr 1944
2Lt. Arthur Freeburn Chace, Jr., USNR11 Apr 194419 Dec 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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