Allied Warships

USS Blair (DE 147)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 147 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down19 Jan 1943 
Launched6 Apr 1943 
Commissioned13 Sep 1943 
End service 
History

Decommissioned 28 June 1946.
Recommissioned 5 October 1951.
Reclassified as DER-147 on 1 November 1956.
Decommissioned 13 November 1956.
Recommissioned 2 December 1957.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 10 September 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Blair (DE 147)

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CommanderFromTo
1Alden James Laborde, USNR13 Sep 194321 Jan 1945
2Walter Gadsby, Jr., USNR21 Jan 19452 Oct 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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