Allied Warships

USS Foss (DE 59)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 59 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down31 Dec 1942 
Launched10 Apr 1943 
Commissioned23 Jul 1943 
End service30 Oct 1957 

Decommissioned 30 October 1957.
Stricken 1 November 1965.
Sold in 1966 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Foss (DE 59)

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1Jules James Jordy, USNR23 Jul 19436 Dec 1943
2Drayton N Hamilton, USNR6 Dec 19432 Nov 1944
3Douglas Spruill Lambeth, USNR2 Nov 194417 Oct 1945

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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