Allied Warships

USS Tinsman (DE 589)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 589 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down21 Dec 1943 
Launched29 Jan 1944 
Commissioned26 Jun 1944 
End service24 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 24 June 1946.
Stricken 1 November 1969.
Sold in October 1970 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Tinsman (DE 589)

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1Lt. William G. Grote, USNR26 Jun 1944late 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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