Allied Warships

USS Daniel A. Joy (DE 585)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 585 
Built byBethlehem Hingham (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 Dec 1943 
Launched15 Jan 1944 
Commissioned28 Apr 1944 
End service 1965 

Decommissioned 7 February 1949.
Recommissioned 11 December 1949.
Decommissioned in 1965.
Stricken 1 May 1965.
Sold 11 March 1966 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Daniel A. Joy (DE 585)

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1Lt. Frederick E Lawton, USNR28 Apr 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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