Allied Warships

USS Pratt (DE 363)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 363 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down11 Apr 1944 
Launched1 Jun 1944 
Commissioned18 Sep 1944 
End service14 May 1946 
History

Decommissioned 14 May 1946.
Stricken 15 March 1972.
Sold 15 January 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Pratt (DE 363)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. Robert Hume Wanless, USNR18 Sep 194428 Jul 1945
2Lcmdr Howard E Ellis, USNR28 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Pratt include:


20 Jun 1945
USS Bugara (Cdr. A.F. Schade, USN) ended her 2nd war patrol at Subic Bay, She was escorted in by USS Pratt (Cdr. R.H. Wanless, USNR).

At Subic Bay she was refitted by USS Howard W. Gilmore.

21 Jun 1945
USS Chub (Cdr. C.D. Rhymes, Jr., USN) ended her 2nd war patrol at Subic Bay, Philippines. She was escorted in by USS Pratt (Cdr. R.H. Wanless, USNR).

At Subic Bay she was refitted by a relief crew of Submarine Division 222 and USS Howard W. Gilmore. She was also docked.

10 Aug 1945
USS Boarfish (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Blonts, Jr., USN) ended her 4th war patrol at Subic Bay. She was escorted in by USS Pratt (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ellis, USNR).

At Subic Bay she was refitted by USS Howard W. Gilmore.

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