Allied Warships

USS Silverstein (DE 534)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 534 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down8 Oct 1943 
Launched8 Nov 1943 
Commissioned14 Jul 1944 
End service30 Jan 1959 

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Recommissioned 28 February 1951.
Decommissioned 30 January 1959.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 3 December 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Silverstein (DE 534)

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1Lt.Cdr. Franklin A. Reece, Jr., USNR14 Jul 194429 Nov 1944
2Frederick Charles Hartman, USNR29 Nov 19445 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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