Allied Warships

USS Marts (DE 174)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 174 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down26 Apr 1943 
Launched8 Aug 1943 
Commissioned3 Sep 1943 
End service20 Mar 1945 

Decommissioned 20 March 1945 and transferred to Brasil being renamed Bocaina.
Bacaina was stricken and scrapped in 1975.

Career notesTo Brasil as Bocaina

Commands listed for USS Marts (DE 174)

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1Carl Morton Fellows, USNR3 Sep 19436 Jan 1944
2Lt. Nathaniel Mansfield Goodhue, USNR6 Jan 194420 Mar 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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