Allied Warships

USS Oswald (DE 767)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 767 
Built byTampa Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Nov 1942 
Laid down1 Apr 1943 
Launched25 Apr 1944 
Commissioned12 Jun 1944 
End service30 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 30 April 1946.
Stricken 1 August 1972.
Sold 15 October 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Oswald (DE 767)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Edward Lapsley Patton, Jr., USNR12 Jun 19442 Jun 1945
2William Rexford Peabody, USNR2 Jun 194528 Nov 1945

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