USS Hubbard (DE 211)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Charleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||8 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||11 Aug 1943|
|Launched||11 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||6 Mar 1944|
|End service||15 Mar 1946|
Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-53 on 1 June 1945.
Commands listed for USS Hubbard (DE 211)
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|1||T/Cdr. Louis Christopher Mabley, USNR||6 Mar 1944||11 May 1945|
|2||Frederick Bates Korsmeyer, USNR||11 May 1945|
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Notable events involving Hubbard include:
24 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-546 was sunk north-west of the Azores, in position 43°53'N, 40°07'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Flaherty, USS Neunzer, USS Chatelain, USS Varian, USS Hubbard, USS Janssen, USS Pillsbury and USS Keith.
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