Allied Warships

USS Brister (DE 327)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 327 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down14 Jun 1943 
Launched24 Aug 1943 
Commissioned30 Nov 1943 
End service 
History

Decomissioned 4 October 1946.
Reclassified as DER-327 on 21 October 1955.
Recommissioned 2 July 1956.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 23 September 1968.
Sold 15 December 1971 and broken up for scrap in Taiwan.

 

Commands listed for USS Brister (DE 327)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lawton Hamlin Crosby, USNR30 Nov 194322 Dec 1944
2Richard D Tucker, USNR22 Dec 194421 Jul 1945
3Francis C. Cady, USNR21 Jul 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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