Allied Warships

USS Oliver Mitchell (DE 417)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 417 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Jan 1944 
Launched8 Jan 1944 
Commissioned14 Jun 1944 
End service24 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 24 April 1946.
Stricken 15 March 1972.
Sold 15 January 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Oliver Mitchell (DE 417)

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1Lcmdr Kenneth J Barclay, USNR14 Jun 1944???

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