Allied Warships

USS Savage (DE 386)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 386 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down30 Apr 1943 
Launched15 Jul 1943 
Commissioned29 Oct 1943 
End service17 Oct 1969 

Decommissioned 13 June 1946.
Reclassified as DER-386 on 28 October 1954.
Recommissioned 18 February 1955.
Decommissioned 17 October 1969.
Stricken 1 June 1975.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California 25 October 1982.


Commands listed for USS Savage (DE 386)

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1Lt.Cdr. Oscar Carl Rohnke, USCG29 Oct 194312 May 1944
2Randolph Ridgely, 3rd, USCG12 May 194423 Dec 1944
3James A Norton, USCGR23 Dec 194411 Sep 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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