Allied Warships

USS Haines (DE 792)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 792 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered13 Nov 1942 
Laid down17 May 1943 
Launched26 Aug 1943 
Commissioned27 Dec 1943 
End service29 Apr 1946 

Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-84 on 15 December 1944.
Decommissioned 29 April 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1960.
Sold 3 May 1961 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Haines (DE 792)

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1Elmer C. Powell, USNR27 Dec 194318 Jun 1945
2Howard J Laurent, USNR18 Jun 1945late 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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