Allied Warships

USS Currier (DE 700)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 700 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Oct 1942 
Laid down21 Jul 1943 
Launched14 Oct 1943 
Commissioned1 Feb 1944 
End service4 Apr 1960 

Decommissioned 4 April 1960.
Stricken 1 December 1966.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California on 11 July 1967.


Commands listed for USS Currier (DE 700)

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1Cdr. Alfred L Lind, USNR1 Feb 1944mid 1944
2R McAfee, USNRmid 194410 May 1945
3Russell Gernaus, USNR10 May 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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