Allied Warships

USS Heyliger (DE 510)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 510 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered3 Feb 1943 
Laid down27 Apr 1944 
Launched6 Aug 1944 
Commissioned24 Mar 1945 
End service2 Jan 1958 

Decommissioned 20 June 1946.
Recommissioned 28 March 1951.
Decommissioned 2 January 1958.
Stricken 1 May 1966.
Sunk as a target in 1969.


Commands listed for USS Heyliger (DE 510)

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1Lt. Arthur Freeburn Chace, Jr., USNR24 Mar 1945Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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