Allied Warships

USS Harveson (DE 316)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 316 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down9 Mar 1943 
Launched22 May 1943 
Commissioned12 Oct 1943 
End service30 Jun 1960 

Decommissioned 7 May 1947.
Reclassified as DER-316 on 13 September 1950.
Recommissioned 12 February 1951.
Decommissioned 30 June 1960.
Stricken 1 December 1966.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California 10 October 1967.


Commands listed for USS Harveson (DE 316)

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1Perry Lamar Stinson, USCG12 Oct 19435 Feb 1944
2G. W. Nelson, USCG5 Feb 1944May 1944
3J. A. Norton, USCGRMay 1944Nov 1944
4J. F. Thompson, USCGNov 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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