Allied Warships

USS Samuel S. Miles (DE 183)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 183 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down5 Jul 1943 
Launched3 Oct 1943 
Commissioned4 Nov 1943 
End service28 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned 28 March 1946.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 26 September 1950.
Transferred to France 12 August 1950 being renamed Arabe.
Arabe was stricken and broken up in 1968.


Commands listed for USS Samuel S. Miles (DE 183)

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1Cdr. George Buchanan Coale, USNR4 Nov 194321 May 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Henry Gilmore Brousseau, Jr., USNR21 May 194423 Jul 1945
3Arthur Theodore Wendell, USNR23 Jul 19455 Nov 1945

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