Allied Warships

USS Balduck (APD 132)

High speed transport of the Crosley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
PennantAPD 132 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Laid down17 Jun 1944 
Launched27 Oct 1944 
Commissioned7 May 1945 
End service28 Feb 1958 

Laid down as the Rudderow class destroyer escort USS Balduck (DE 716).
Decommissioned on 31 May 1946.
Recommissioned on 5 November 1953.
Decommissioned on 28 February 1958.
Stricken on 15 July 1975.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 6 December 1976.


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