Allied Warships

USS Lloyd (DE 209)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 209 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down26 Jul 1943 
Launched23 Nov 1943 
Commissioned11 Feb 1944 
End service18 Feb 1958 

Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified as APD-63 on 5 July 1944.
Decommissioned 1 July 1946.
Recommissioned 3 January 1951.
Decommissioned 18 February 1958.
Stricken 1 June 1966.
Sold 5 March 1968 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Lloyd (DE 209)

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1Lt.Cdr. Peter N. Gammelgard, USNR11 Feb 1944Mar 1945
2William Robert Taylor, USNRMar 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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