Allied Warships

USS La Prade (DE 409)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 409 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down18 Nov 1943 
Launched31 Dec 1943 
Commissioned20 Apr 1944 
End service11 May 1946 

Decommissioned 11 May 1946.
Stricken 15 January 1972.
Sold 15 January 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS La Prade (DE 409)

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1Lcmdr Carl Morton Fellows, USNR20 Apr 194415 Feb 1945
2John Voorhees Cameron, USN15 Feb 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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