Allied Warships

USS Marsh (DE 699)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 699 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Oct 1942 
Laid down23 Jun 1943 
Launched25 Sep 1943 
Commissioned12 Jan 1944 
End service 1969 

Decommissioned 15 August 1958.
Recommissioned 15 December 1961.
Decommissioned in 1969.
Stricken 15 April 1973.
Sold 20 February 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Marsh (DE 699)

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1Lcmdr Perry Maurice Fenton, USNR12 Jan 1944Jan 1944
2R. A. Jordan, USNRJan 1944Oct 1944
3Lcmdr John Henry Roskilly, Jr., USNROct 194428 Mar 1945
4George L. Milne, USNR28 Mar 194528 Apr 1945
5Lt.Cdr. William E. Dunlap, USNR28 Apr 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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