Allied Warships

USS McNulty (DE 581)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassRudderow 
PennantDE 581 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down17 Nov 1943 
Launched8 Jan 1944 
Commissioned31 Mar 1944 
End service2 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 2 July 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1972.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California 16 November 1972.

 

Commands listed for USS McNulty (DE 581)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr William Croft Jennings, USNR31 Mar 194411 Aug 1944
2Donald Albert Crafts, USNR11 Aug 19449 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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