Allied Warships

USS Strickland (DE 333)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 333 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down23 Aug 1943 
Launched2 Nov 1943 
Commissioned10 Jan 1944 
End service 
History

Decommissioned 15 June 1946.
Reclassified as DER-333 on 1 October 1951.
Recommissioned 2 February 1952.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 10 September 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Strickland (DE 333)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr Arthur James Hopkins, USNR10 Jan 19443 Mar 1945
2Thomas H Baird, Jr., USNR3 Mar 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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