Allied Warships

USS Albert T. Harris (DE 447)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 447 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down13 Jan 1944 
Launched16 Apr 1944 
Commissioned29 Nov 1944 
End service21 Sep 1968 

Decommissioned 26 July 1946.
Recommissioned 27 April 1951.
Decommissioned 21 September 1968.
Stricken 23 September 1968.
Sunk as a target off the Virginia Capes on 9 April 1969.


Commands listed for USS Albert T. Harris (DE 447)

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1Lt.Cdr. Sidney King, USN29 Nov 1944

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