Allied Warships

USS Groves (DE 543)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 543 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down9 Dec 1943 
Launched27 Jan 1944 
End service 

Cancelled on 7 January 1946. Scrapped at Boston Navy Yard.


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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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