Allied Warships

USS Cloues (DE 265)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 265 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Feb 1943 
Launched6 Apr 1943 
Commissioned10 Aug 1943 
End service26 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 26 November 1945.
Stricken 5 December 1945.
Sold 22 May 1947 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Cloues (DE 265)

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1T/Cdr. William Stamps Howard, Jr., USN10 Aug 194328 Sep 1943
2Lt.Cdr. Thomas Kempshall Dunstan, USNR28 Sep 19439 Jul 1944
3Kenneth G. Rich, USNR9 Jul 194426 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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