Allied Warships

USS Edwin A. Howard (DE 346)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 346 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down15 Nov 1943 
Launched25 Jan 1944 
Commissioned25 May 1944 
End service25 Sep 1946 

Decommissioned 25 September 1946.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 12 September 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Edwin A. Howard (DE 346)

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1Lt.Cdr. Frederick Denfeld, USNR25 May 1944

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