Allied Warships

USS McConnell (DE 163)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 163 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down19 Oct 1942 
Launched28 Mar 1943 
Commissioned28 May 1943 
End service29 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 29 June 1946.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 21 March 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS McConnell (DE 163)

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CommanderFromTo
1David Dean Humphreys, USNR28 May 194331 Aug 1943
2Richard Cady Young, , USNR20 Sep 194323 Jul 1944
3Loris Calmer Oglesby, USNR23 Jul 19446 Jun 1945
4Henry Atwood Breed, USNR6 Jun 194516 Jul 1945
5Frank Maher Keathley, USNR16 Jul 194513 Dec 1945

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