Allied Warships

USS Tweedy (DE 532)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 532 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down31 Aug 1943 
Launched7 Oct 1943 
Commissioned12 Feb 1944 
End service30 Jun 1969 

Decommissioned 10 May 1946.
Recommissioned 2 April 1952.
Decommissioned and stricken 30 June 1969.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Florida in May 1970.


Commands listed for USS Tweedy (DE 532)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Donald Cunningham, USN12 Feb 19445 Nov 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Carroll Walter Brigham, USNR5 Nov 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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