Allied Warships

USS Marchand (DE 249)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 249 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down30 Dec 1942 
Launched20 Mar 1943 
Commissioned8 Sep 1943 
End service15 Apr 1947 

Decommissioned 15 April 1947.
Stricken 2 January 1971.
Sold 30 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Marchand (DE 249)

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1Gilbert Irving Lynch, USCG8 Sep 194318 Sep 1944
2Maynard F. Young, USCG18 Sep 194418 Sep 1945
3Frederick T. Carney, USCGR18 Sep 194529 Sep 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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