Allied Warships

USS Alvin C. Cockrell (DE 366)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 366 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 May 1944 
Launched8 Aug 1944 
Commissioned7 Oct 1944 
End service 

Decommissioned 2 July 1946.
Recommissioned 27 June 1951.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 23 September 1968.
Sunk as a target off ther coast of California 19 September 1969.


Commands listed for USS Alvin C. Cockrell (DE 366)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Merrill Merritt Sanford, USN7 Aug 19446 May 1945
2Howard E Ellis, USNR6 May 1945

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