Allied Warships

USS George A. Johnson (DE 583)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 583 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down24 Nov 1943 
Launched12 Jan 1944 
Commissioned15 Apr 1944 
End serviceSep 1957 

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Recomissioned 29 September 1950.
Decommissioned September 1957.
Stricken 1 November 1965.
Sold 19 September 1966 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS George A. Johnson (DE 583)

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.

1Alvin Robinson, USNR15 Apr 194415 Dec 1944
2Albert Tiemann Horn, USNR15 Dec 1944

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.