Allied Warships

USS Loy (DE 160)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 160 
Built byNorfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down23 Apr 1943 
Launched4 Jul 1943 
Commissioned12 Sep 1943 
End service21 Feb 1947 

Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-56 on 24 November 1944.
Decommissioned 21 February 1947.
Stricken 1 September 1964.
Sold 15 August 1975 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Loy (DE 160)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. James Voigt Bewick, USN12 Sep 1943Feb 1944
2Robert William Pond, Jr., USNRFeb 194413 Jul 1945
3Lt. Lamont Stewart Bryan, USNR13 Jul 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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