Allied Warships

USS Melvin R. Nawman (DE 416)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 416 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Jan 1944 
Launched7 Feb 1944 
Commissioned16 May 1944 
End service30 Aug 1960 

Decommissioned 24 April 1946.
Recommissioned 28 March 1951.
Decommissioned 30 August 1960.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sold 3 October 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Melvin R. Nawman (DE 416)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Frederic William Kinsley, USN16 May 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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