Allied Warships

USS Douglas L. Howard (DE 138)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 138 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down8 Dec 1942 
Launched24 Jan 1943 
Commissioned29 Jul 1943 
End service17 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 17 June 1946.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 14 May 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

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1Lt.Cdr. Gordon D. Kissam, USN29 Jul 1943???

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Destroyers of World War Two

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