Allied Warships

USS Mills (DE 383)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 383 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down26 Mar 1943 
Launched26 May 1943 
Commissioned12 Oct 1943 
End service27 Oct 1970 

Decommissioned 14 June 1946.
Reclassified as DER-383 on 1 November 1956.
Recommissioned 3 October 1957.
Decommissioned 27 October 1970.
Stricken 1 August 1974.
Sold 12 March 1975 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Mills (DE 383)

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1James S Muzzy, USCG12 Oct 19434 May 1944
2Victor Pfeiffer, USCG4 May 194415 Aug 1945
3Henry E. Ringling, USCGR15 Aug 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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