Allied Warships

USS Van Buren (PF-42)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp. (Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down24 Jun 1943 
Launched27 Jul 1943 
Commissioned17 Dec 1943 
End service6 May 1946 

Decommissioned 6 May 1946.
Stricken 19 June 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Van Buren (PF-42)

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1Charles Breckenridge Arrington, USCGR17 Dec 1943 (1)

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