Allied Warships

USS Osmus (DE 701)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 701 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Oct 1942 
Laid down17 Aug 1943 
Launched4 Nov 1943 
Commissioned23 Feb 1944 
End service15 Mar 1947 

Decommissioned 15 March 1947.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 27 November 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Osmus (DE 701)

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1Cdr. Richmond R. Jackson, USN23 Feb 19449 Sep 1944
2Beverly W. Pattishall, USNR9 Sep 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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