Allied Warships

USS Swearer (DE 186)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 186 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down12 Aug 1943 
Launched31 Oct 1943 
Commissioned24 Nov 1943 
End service27 Aug 1947 

Decommissioned 27 August 1947.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 20 October 1950.
Transferred to France 16 September 1950 being renamed Bambara.
Bambara was stricken and broken up in 1959.


Commands listed for USS Swearer (DE 186)

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1Lt. Kenneth H Hannan, USNR24 Nov 19432 Sep 1944
2John M. Trent, USNR2 Sep 194426 Sep 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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