Allied Warships

USS McAnn (DE 179)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 179 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down17 May 1943 
Launched5 Sep 1943 
Commissioned11 Oct 1943 
End service15 Aug 1944 

Decommissioned 15 August 1944 and transferred to Brasil being renamed Bauru.

Career notesTo Brasil as Bauru

Commands listed for USS McAnn (DE 179)

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1Cdr. Charles Frederick Hooper, USN11 Oct 194325 Jun 1944
2Herbert Lucian Minshall, Jr., USNR25 Jun 194415 Aug 1944

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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