Allied Warships

USS William T. Powell (DE 213)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 213 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down26 Aug 1943 
Launched27 Nov 1943 
Commissioned28 Mar 1944 
End service17 Jan 1958 

Decommissioned 17 January 1958.
Stricken 1 November 1965.
Sold 3 October 1966 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS William T. Powell (DE 213)

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1Lt. James L. Davenport, USNR28 Mar 19442 Jun 1945
2Marvin W Silvers, USNR2 Jun 194531 Aug 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Emory Percy Boynton, USNR31 Aug 194518 Dec 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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