Allied Warships

USS Donaldson (DE 44)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 44 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down12 Jan 1943 
Launched1 Aug 1943 
Commissioned1 Dec 1943 
End service5 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned 5 December 1945.
Stricken 19 December 1945.
Sold 2 July 1946 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Donaldson (DE 44)

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1Henry Lee Plage, USNR1 Dec 19432 Mar 1944
2Henry G. Hartmann, USNR2 Mar 19445 Dec 1945
3Henry G. Hartmann, USNR2 Mar 19445 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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