Allied Warships

USS Tabberer (DE 418)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 418 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down12 Jan 1944 
Launched18 Feb 1944 
Commissioned23 May 1944 
End serviceMay 1960 

Decommissioned 24 April 1946.
Recommissioned 7 April 1951.
Decommissioned in May 1960.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sold 3 October 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Tabberer (DE 418)

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1Lt. Henry Lee Plage, USNR23 May 19445 Jul 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Dean A. Decoudres, USNR5 Jul 1945Mar 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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