Allied Warships

USS Robert E. Peary (DE 132)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 132 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down30 Jun 1942 
Launched3 Jan 1943 
Commissioned31 May 1943 
End service13 Jun 1947 
History

Decommissioned 13 June 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1966.
Sold 6 September 1967 and broken up.

 

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1Lt.Cdr. Kerfoot Bainbridge Smith, USN31 May 1943

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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