USS Solar (DE 221)
Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Philadelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||8 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||22 Feb 1943|
|Launched||29 May 1943|
|Commissioned||15 Feb 1944|
|Lost||30 Apr 1946|
USS Solar exploded at her berth at the Naval Ammunition Depot in Earle, New Jersey while unloading ammunition on April 30 1946.
Commands listed for USS Solar (DE 221)
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|1||Hadlai A Hull, USNR||15 Feb 1944||3 Dec 1944|
|2||Lcmdr Wendell Francis Grubbs, USN||3 Dec 1944||7 Sep 1945|
|3||Donough Prince, USNR||7 Sep 1945||22 Oct 1945|
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