Allied Warships

USS Wingfield (DE 194)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 194 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down7 Oct 1943 
Launched30 Dec 1943 
Commissioned28 Jan 1944 
End service26 Aug 1947 
History

Decommissioned 26 August 1947.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 20 October 1950.
Transferred to France 15 September 1950 being renamed Sakalave.
Sakalave was stricken and broken up in 1959.

 

Commands listed for USS Wingfield (DE 194)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Howard Evan Purdy, USNR28 Jan 19444 Oct 1944
2Robert C. Jeorg, Jr., USNR4 Oct 1944Oct 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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