Allied Warships

USS Hilbert (DE 742)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 742 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down23 Mar 1943 
Launched18 Jul 1943 
Commissioned4 Feb 1944 
End service19 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 19 June 1946.
Stricken 1 August 1972.
Sold 15 October 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Hilbert (DE 742)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Joseph Webster Golinkin, USNR4 Feb 194425 Aug 1944
2John B. Burnham, USNR25 Aug 194413 Dec 1944
3James William Darroch, USNR13 Dec 194418 Dec 1945

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