Allied Warships

USS McCoy Reynolds (DE 440)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 440 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down18 Nov 1943 
Launched22 Feb 1944 
Commissioned2 May 1944 
End service7 Feb 1957 

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Recommissioned 28 March 1951.
Decommissioned 7 February 1957 and transferred to Portugal the same day being renamed Corte Real.
Corte Real was stricken on 21 October 1968 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS McCoy Reynolds (DE 440)

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1Lcmdr Edwin Knapp Winn, USNR2 May 194418 Feb 1945
2John W James, USNR18 Feb 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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