Allied Warships

USS Kyne (DE 744)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 744 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down16 Apr 1943 
Launched15 Aug 1943 
Commissioned4 Apr 1944 
End service17 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 17 June 1946.
Recommissioned on 21 November 1950.
Decommissioned on 17 June 1960.
Stricken 1 August 1972.
Sold 1 November 1973 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Kyne (DE 744)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lcmdr Alexander Jackson, Jr., USNR4 Apr 1944mid 1944
2Carroll F Sweet, Jr., USNRmid 194411 Aug 1945
3Zebulon Hopkins Stafford, USNR11 Aug 1945

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