Allied Warships

USS Swasey (DE 248)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 248 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down30 Dec 1942 
Launched18 Mar 1943 
Commissioned31 Aug 1943 
End service15 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned 15 March 1946.
Stricken 1 November 1972.
Sold 30 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Swasey (DE 248)

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1Hugh Mcleod Godsey, USNR31 Aug 1943Jun 1944
2H. A. White, USNRJun 194423 Oct 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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