Allied Warships

USS McGinty (DE 365)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 365 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 May 1944 
Launched5 Aug 1944 
Commissioned25 Sep 1944 
End service1 Aug 1962 

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Recommissioned 28 March 1951.
Decommissioned 19 September 1959.
Recommissioned 2 October 1961.
Decommissioned 1 August 1962.
Stricken 23 September 1968.
Sold 27 October 1969 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS McGinty (DE 365)

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1Lcmdr William Henry Harrison, USNR25 Sep 194410 Jun 1945
2Chandler Hovey, Jr., USNR10 Jun 194515 Oct 1945

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