Allied Warships

USS O'Flaherty (DE 340)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 340 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Laid down4 Oct 1943 
Launched14 Dec 1943 
Commissioned8 Apr 1944 
End serviceJan 1947 

Decommissioned in January 1947.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 27 November 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS O'Flaherty (DE 340)

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1Lt Duane Wesley Farnham, USNR8 Apr 194430 Jan 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Paul Litchfield Callan, USNR30 Jan 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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