Allied Warships

USS Walter X. Young (APD 131)

High speed transport of the Crosley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
PennantAPD 131 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Laid down27 May 1944 
Launched30 Sep 1944 
Commissioned1 May 1945 
End service2 Jul 1946 

Laid down as the Rudderow class destroyer escort USS Walter X. Young (DE 715).
Decommissioned on 2 July 1946.
Stricken on 1 May 1962.
Sunk as target on 11 April 1967.


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