Allied Warships

USS Van Buren (PF-42)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassTacoma 
PennantPF-42 
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 
History

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

 

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1Charles Breckenridge Arrington, USCGR17 Dec 1943 (1)

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