Allied Warships

USS Straub (DE 181)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 181 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down7 Jun 1943 
Launched19 Sep 1943 
Commissioned25 Oct 1943 
End service17 Oct 1947 

Decommissioned 17 October 1947.
Stricken 1 August 1973.
Sold 17 July 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Straub (DE 181)

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1James Truesdale Kilbreth, Jr., USNR25 Oct 19438 Mar 1944
2Cecil Glenwood Mckinney, USNR8 Mar 194430 Jun 1944
3John Ebbenezar Coie, Jr., USNR30 Jun 194414 May 1945
4William P Jones, USNR14 May 19451 Jan 1946

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