Allied Warships

USS Willis (DE 395)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 395 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down17 Jul 1943 
Launched14 Sep 1943 
Commissioned10 Dec 1943 
End service12 Sep 1947 
History

Decommissioned 12 September 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sold 17 August 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Willis (DE 395)

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1George Rosengarten Atterbury, USNR10 Dec 194317 Feb 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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