Allied Warships

USS Osterhaus (DE 164)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 164 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down11 Nov 1942 
Launched18 Apr 1943 
Commissioned12 Jun 1943 
End service26 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 26 June 1946.
Stricken 1 November 1972.
Sold 30 May 1974 and broken up.

 

Commands listed for USS Osterhaus (DE 164)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Rowland Haverstick Groff, USN12 Jun 194316 Sep 1943
2Thomas Comins Hart, USN16 Sep 194322 Jul 1944
3Victor B. Blurton, USNR22 Jul 19445 Oct 1945

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