Allied Warships

USS Hill (DE 141)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 141 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down21 Dec 1942 
Launched28 Feb 1943 
Commissioned16 Aug 1943 
End service7 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 7 June 1946.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 18 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Hill (DE 141)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. G. R. Keating, USN16 Aug 194319 Mar 1944
2Paul Albert Bane, USNR19 Mar 1944Jan 1945
3Albert George Borden, USNRJan 1945Sep 1945

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