Allied Warships

USS Chaffee (DE 230)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 230 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Laid down26 Aug 1943 
Launched27 Nov 1943 
Commissioned9 May 1944 
End service15 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 15 April 1946.
Stricken 17 August 1946. Sold 29 June 1948 to the California Maritime Academy for service as a training vessel.


Commands listed for USS Chaffee (DE 230)

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1Arthur Collins Jones, USNR9 May 194422 Oct 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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