Allied Warships

USS Levy (DE 162)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 162 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down19 Oct 1942 
Launched28 Mar 1943 
Commissioned13 May 1943 
End service4 Apr 1947 

Decommissioned 4 April 1947.
Stricken 1 August 1973.
Sold 17 July 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Levy (DE 162)

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1Capt. Frank S. Schmidt, USN13 May 1943???

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Notable events involving Levy include:

12 Aug 1945
Aboard USS Levy Capt. H.D. Grow negotiated and accepted the surrender of Mille Atoll.

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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