Allied Warships

USS Lamons (DE 743)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 743 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down10 Apr 1943 
Launched1 Aug 1943 
Commissioned29 Feb 1944 
End service14 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 14 June 1946.
Stricken 1 August 1972.
Sold 15 October 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Lamons (DE 743)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Charles Kenneth Hutchison, USN29 Feb 194430 Nov 1944
2Henry C. M. Lamkin, USNR30 Nov 194428 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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