Allied Warships

USS Jordan (DE 204)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 204 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down5 Jun 1943 
Launched23 Aug 1943 
Commissioned17 Dec 1943 
End service19 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned 19 December 1945.
Stricken 8 January 1946.
Sold and broken up in July 1947.


Commands listed for USS Jordan (DE 204)

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1Lt. Fred(erick) Chester Billing, USNR17 Dec 19432 May 1944
2 Lt.(jg) Daniel Bontecou, USNR2 May 1944

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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