Allied Warships

USS Edmonds (DE 406)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 406 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 Nov 1943 
Launched17 Dec 1943 
Commissioned3 Apr 1944 
End service 

Decommissiond 31 May 1946.
Recommissioned 28 February 1951.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 15 May 1972.
Sold 20 September 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Edmonds (DE 406)

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1T/Cdr. Christopher Sylvanus Barker, Jr., USN3 Apr 19449 Oct 1944
2Lt.Cdr. John Shober Burrows, Jr., USNR9 Oct 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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