Allied Warships

USS Hurst (DE 250)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 250 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down27 Jan 1943 
Launched14 Apr 1943 
Commissioned30 Aug 1943 
End service1 May 1946 

Decommissioned 1 May 1946.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Transferred to Mexico 1 October 1973 being renamed Commodore Manuel Azueta.


Commands listed for USS Hurst (DE 250)

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1Bret Hart Brallier, USCG30 Aug 1943Oct 1944
2Edward B. Winslow, USCGOct 194430 Oct 1945
3Oskar F. Aune, USCG30 Oct 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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