Allied Warships

USS McConnell (DE 163)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
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 

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

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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