Allied Warships

USS Drury (DE 46)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 46 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down12 Feb 1942 
Launched24 Jul 1942 
Commissioned20 Aug 1945 
End service22 Oct 1945 

Former HMS Drury (BDE-46), leased from the US on 12 April 1943.

Returned to the USN on 20 August 1945 and commissioned by them on the same day for the return voyage to the USA.
Decommissioned at Philadelphia Navy Yard on 22 October 1945.
Stricken on 16 November 1945
Scrapped in June 1946. 

Former nameHMS Drury

Commands listed for USS Drury (DE 46)

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1Lt. Walter R Herrick, Jr., USNR20 Aug 1945???

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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