Allied Warships

USS Oswald A. Powers (DE 542)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 542 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down17 Nov 1943 
Launched17 Dec 1943 
End service 

Cancelled on 7 January 1946. Scrapped at Boston Navy Yard.


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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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