Allied Warships

USS Walter B. Cobb (APD 106)

High speed transport of the Crosley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
PennantAPD 106 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down15 Jan 1944 
Launched15 Feb 1944 
Commissioned26 Mar 1945 
End service18 Jan 1947 

Laid down as the Rudderow class destroyer escort USS Walter B. Cobb (DE 596).
Decommissioned on 29 March 1946.
Recommissioned on 6 February 1951.
Decommissioned on 15 May 1957.
Stricken on 15 January 1966.
Transferred to Taiwan on 22 February 1966 but sunk in a collision while en-route to Taiwan (under tow) on 21 April 1966.


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