Allied Warships

USS Merrill (DE 392)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 392 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 Jul 1943 
Launched29 Aug 1943 
Commissioned27 Nov 1943 
End service1 May 1946 

Decommissioned 1 May 1946.
Stricken 2 April 1971.
Sold 30 September 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Merrill (DE 392)

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1Irvin Junior Stephens, USCG27 Nov 194324 Feb 1945
2Sidney K. Broussard, USCG24 Feb 19457 Jul 1945
3Paul G. Prins, USCG7 Jul 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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