Allied Warships

USS William Seiverling (DE 441)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 441 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down2 Dec 1943 
Launched7 Mar 1944 
Commissioned1 Jun 1944 
End service27 Sep 1957 

Decommissioned 21 March 1947.
Recommissioned 27 December 1950.
Decommissioned 27 September 1957.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 20 Spetember 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS William Seiverling (DE 441)

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1Lt. Cmdr. Charles Francis Adams, Jr., USNR1 Jun 194416 Mar 1945
2Francis W Larson, USNR16 Mar 1945

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