Allied Warships

USS Osberg (DE 538)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 538 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Nov 1943 
Launched7 Dec 1943 
Commissioned10 Dec 1945 
End serviceSep 1957 

Decommissioned in 1947.
Recommissioned 26 February 1951.
Decommissioned in September 1957.
Stricken 1 August 1972.
Sold 5 February 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Osberg (DE 538)

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1Lcmdr Victor Stallworth Mauldin, USN10 Dec 1945 (1)

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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