Allied Warships

USS Kirwin (APD 90)

High speed transport of the Crosley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
PennantAPD 90 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down14 Feb 1944 
Launched15 Jun 1944 
Commissioned4 Nov 1945 
End service 

Laid down as the Rudderow class destroyer escort USS Kirwin (DE 229).
Decommissioned on 6 April 1946.
Recommissioned on 15 January 1965.
Decommissioned in late 1968.
Stricken on 15 September 1974.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 11 August 1975.


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