Allied Warships

USS Moore (DE 240)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 240 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down20 Jul 1942 
Launched21 Dec 1942 
Commissioned1 Jul 1943 
End service30 Jun 1947 

Decommissioned 30 June 1947.
Stricken 1 August 1973.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Virginia 13 June 1975.


Commands listed for USS Moore (DE 240)

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1Lt.Cdr. Henry Peter Michiels, USNR1 Jul 19436 Mar 1944
2Roy Herbert Jones, USNR6 Mar 194415 May 1945
3John S. Montedonico, USNR15 May 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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