Allied Warships

USS Doyle C. Barnes (DE 353)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 353 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down11 Jan 1944 
Launched4 Mar 1944 
Commissioned13 Jul 1944 
End service15 Jan 1947 

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 12 September 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Doyle C. Barnes (DE 353)

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1Lt.Cdr. John Pierce Ingle, Jr., USNR13 Jul 194428 Nov 1945
2T/Lt.Cdr. Loren Hall Kiser, USN28 Nov 194515 Jan 1947

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Notable events involving Doyle C. Barnes include:

28 Apr 1945
USS Bullhead (Cdr. W.T. Griffith, USN) ended her 1st war patrol at Subic Bay, Philippines. She was escorted in by USS Doyle C. Barnes (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Ingle, Jr., USNR).

At Subic Bay she was refitted by USS Howard W. Gilmore.

17 May 1945
USS Blenny (Cdr. W.H. Hazzard, USN) arrived at Subic Bay, She was escorted in by USS Doyle C. Barnes (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Ingle, Jr., USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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