Allied Warships

USS Douglas A. Munro (DE 422)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 422 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down31 Jan 1944 
Launched8 Mar 1944 
Commissioned11 Jul 1944 
End service24 Jun 1960 

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Recommissioned 28 February 1951.
Decommissioned 24 June 1960.
Stricken 1 December 1965.
Sunk as a target in January 1966.


Commands listed for USS Douglas A. Munro (DE 422)

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1Lcmdr Grinnell Morris, USNR11 Jul 194415 May 1945
2Edward S. Stevens, USNR15 May 194524 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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