Allied Warships

USS Walter C. Wann (DE 412)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 412 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down6 Dec 1943 
Launched19 Jan 1944 
Commissioned2 May 1944 
End service31 May 1946 

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Stricken 30 June 1968.
Sold in July 1969 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Walter C. Wann (DE 412)

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1Lt.Cdr. John W. Stedman, Jr., USNR1 May 194418 Aug 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Arthur Watson Cocroft, USNR18 Aug 1945

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