Allied Warships

USS Williams (DE 372)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 372 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down5 Jun 1944 
Launched22 Aug 1944 
Commissioned11 Nov 1944 
End service4 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 4 June 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1967.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California 29 June 1968.


Commands listed for USS Williams (DE 372)

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1Louis Frederic Loutrel, JR., USNR11 Nov 194424 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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