Allied Warships

USS Grady (DE 445)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 445 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Jan 1944 
Launched2 Apr 1944 
Commissioned11 Sep 1944 
End service8 Dec 1957 

Decommissioned 2 July 1946.
Recommissioned 1 August 1950.
Decommissioned 18 December 1957.
Stricken 30 June 1968.
Sold in June 1969 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Grady (DE 445)

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1Francis R King, USNR11 Sep 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

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