Allied Warships

USS Cooner (DE 172)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 172 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down22 Feb 1943 
Launched23 Jul 1943 
Commissioned21 Aug 1943 
End service25 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 25 June 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sold 1 November 1973 and broken up for srap.

 

Commands listed for USS Cooner (DE 172)

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CommanderFromTo
1John Mccreery Stuart, USN21 Aug 194317 Apr 1944
2Theodore L. Bergen, USNR17 Apr 194430 May 1945
3Louis T. Hindenlang, USNR30 May 194524 Oct 1945

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