Allied Warships

USS Parks (DE 165)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 165 
Built by 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down11 Nov 1942 
Launched18 Apr 1943 
Commissioned23 Jun 1943 
End serviceMar 1946 

Decommissioned in March 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sold 15 October 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Parks (DE 165)

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1Milford McQuilkin, USNR23 Jun 194316 Jan 1944
2Lt. Emery Reber Casstevens, USNR16 Jan 194426 Apr 1945
3Paul Christian Huelsenbeck, USNR26 Apr 1945early 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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