Allied Warships

USS Borum (DE 790)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 790 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered13 Nov 1942 
Laid down28 Apr 1943 
Launched14 Aug 1943 
Commissioned30 Nov 1943 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 August 1965.
Sold and broken up in 1966.


Commands listed for USS Borum (DE 790)

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1T/Capt. James Kepler Davis, USN30 Nov 1943Aug 1945
2Robert Warren Whalen, USNRAug 19456 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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