Allied Warships

USS Raymond (DE 341)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 341 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Nov 1943 
Launched8 Jan 1944 
Commissioned15 Apr 1944 
End service22 Sep 1958 
History

Decommissioned 24 January 1947.
Recommissioned 27 April 1951.
Decommissioned 22 September 1958.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Florida 22 January 1974.

 

Commands listed for USS Raymond (DE 341)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr Aaron Frederick Beyer, Jr., USNR15 Apr 194427 Dec 1944
2John Robert Omeara, USNR27 Dec 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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