Allied Warships

USS Earle (DD 635)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBristol 
PennantDD 635 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down14 Jun 1941 
Launched10 Dec 1941 
Commissioned1 Sep 1942 
End service17 May 1947 
History

Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-42 ON 23 June 1945.
Decommissioned 17 May 1947.
Reverted back to DD-635 on 15 July 1955.
Stricken 1 December 1969.
Sold in October 1970 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Earle (DD 635)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Hamilton Wilcox Howe, USN1 Sep 194224 Aug 1943 (1)
2Cdr. George Orrin Hobbs, USN24 Aug 194331 Dec 1944 (1)
3Cdr. Martin Norman Chamberlain, USN31 Dec 194416 Oct 1945 (1)
4LCdr Edward Muhlenfeld, USN16 Oct 194513 Mar 1946 (1)

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