Allied Warships

USS Newell (DE 322)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 322 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down5 Apr 1943 
Launched29 Jun 1943 
Commissioned30 Oct 1943 
End service21 Sep 1968 

Decommissioned 20 November 1945.
Loaned to United States Coast Guard and (re)commissioned by them as WDE-422 on 20 July 1951.
Returned to the U.S.N. and decommissioned 1 June 1954.
Reclassified as DER-322 on 1 November 1956.
Recommissioned 20 August 1957.
Decommissioned 21 September 1968.
Stricken 23 September 1968.
Sold 15 December 1971 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Newell (DE 322)

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1Russell J Roberts, USCG30 Oct 194318 May 1945
2Paul Edward Burhorst, USCG18 May 194515 Sep 1945
3Gabriel Ernest Pehaim, USCG15 Sep 194520 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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