Allied Warships

USS Herzog (DE 178)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 178 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down17 May 1943 
Launched5 Sep 1943 
Commissioned6 Oct 1943 
End service1 Aug 1944 
History

Decommissioned 1 August 1944 and transferred to Brasil being renamed Beberibe.
Stricken and scrapped in 1968.

 
Career notesTo Brasil as Beberibe

Commands listed for USS Herzog (DE 178)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. James Cecil Toft, Jr., USNR6 Oct 194313 Mar 1944
2Joseph Bacon Fyffe, USNR13 Mar 19441 Aug 1944

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