Allied Warships

USS Weaver (DE 741)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 741 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down13 Mar 1943 
Launched4 Jul 1943 
Commissioned31 Dec 1943 
End service3 Jul 1947 

Decommissioned 3 July 1947.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 18 April 1952.
Transferred to Peru 21 February 1952 being renamed Rodriguez.
Rodriguez was stricken and broken up in 1979.


Commands listed for USS Weaver (DE 741)

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1Lcmdr Richard Starr Paret, USNR31 Dec 1943mid 1944
2W. A. Taylor, USNRmid 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

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