Allied Warships

USS Hollis (DE 794)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 794 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered13 Nov 1942 
Laid down5 Jul 1943 
Launched11 Sep 1943 
Commissioned24 Jan 1944 
End service15 Oct 1956 

Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-86 on 24 January 1945.
Decommissioned 5 May 1947.
Recommissioned 6 April 1951.
Decommissioned 15 October 1956.
Stricken 15 September 1974.
Sold 1 July 1975 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Hollis (DE 794)

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1Lt.Cdr. Gordon D. Kissam, USN24 Jan 194416 Feb 1945
2Cyril Fox, USNR16 Feb 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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