Allied Warships

USS Knight (DD 633)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 633 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down18 Mar 1941 
Launched27 Sep 1941 
Commissioned23 Jun 1942 
End service19 Mar 1947 

Converted to High Speed Minesweeper DMS-40 on 23 June 1945.
Decommissioned 19 March 1947.
Reverted back to DD-633 on 15 July 1955.
Stricken 1 December 1966.
Sunk as a Target off California on 27 October 1967.


Commands listed for USS Knight (DD 633)

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1Lt.Cdr. Richard Benjamin Levin, USN23 Jun 19423 May 1943
2T/Cdr. Joel Clarence Ford, Jr., USN3 May 19432 Sep 1944
3John Baker Ferriter, USN2 Sep 194430 Nov 1945

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