Allied Warships

USS Willis (DE 395)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 395 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down17 Jul 1943 
Launched14 Sep 1943 
Commissioned10 Dec 1943 
End service12 Sep 1947 

Decommissioned 12 September 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sold 17 August 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Willis (DE 395)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1Lt. Cmdr. George Rosengarten Atterbury, USNR10 Dec 194317 Feb 1945
2John M. Sharp, USNR17 Feb 19458 Mar 1945
3Lt. Joe Maxwell Gunn, USNR8 Mar 194527 Oct 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Return to the Allied Warships section

As an Amazon Associate earns a commission from qualifying purchases.