Allied Warships

USS Chambers (DE 391)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 391 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down28 May 1943 
Launched17 Aug 1943 
Commissioned22 Nov 1943 
End service20 Jun 1960 

Decommissioned 22 April 1946.
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and (re)commissioned as WDE-491 on 11 June 1952.
Returned to the U.S.N. and decommissioned 30 July 1954.
Reclassified as DER-391 on 28 October 1954.
Recommissioned 1 June 1955.
Decommissioned 20 June 1960.
Stricken 1 March 1975.
Sold 24 September 1975 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Chambers (DE 391)

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1Harry A. Loughlin, USCG22 Nov 194323 Oct 1944
2Warner K. Thompson, USCG23 Oct 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

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