Allied Warships

USS Garfield Thomas (DE 193)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 193 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down23 Sep 1943 
Launched12 Dec 1943 
Commissioned24 Jan 1944 
End service27 Mar 1947 
History

Decommissioned 27 March 1947.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 26 March 1951.
Transferred to Greece 15 January 1951 being renamed Panthir (D-67).
Panthir was stricken in 1992.

 

Commands listed for USS Garfield Thomas (DE 193)

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CommanderFromTo
1Richard Gordon Werner, USN24 Jan 1944Apr 1945
2Edwin D. Duryea, Jr., USNRApr 194524 Jul 1945
3Joseph Ross Filling, USNR24 Jul 194523 Nov 1945

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