Allied Warships

USS Cecil J. Doyle (DE 368)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 368 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down12 May 1944 
Launched1 Jul 1944 
Commissioned16 Oct 1944 
End service2 Jul 1946 

Decommissioned 2 July 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1967.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California 2 December 1967.


Commands listed for USS Cecil J. Doyle (DE 368)

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1Lt.Cdr. Douglas Schocke Crocker, USNR16 Oct 194418 Dec 1944
2Lt. William Graham Claytor, Jr., USNR18 Dec 19449 Dec 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Ralph Childs, Jr., USNR9 Dec 1945

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