Allied Warships

USS Roberts (DE 749)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 749 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down7 Jul 1943 
Launched14 Nov 1943 
Commissioned2 Sep 1944 
End service1 Oct 1964 
History

Decommissioned 3 March 1946.
Recommissioned 13 August 1950.
Decommissioned 1 October 1964.
Stricken 23 September 1968.
Sunk as a target in November 1971.

 

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1Robert Macfarlane Catharine, Jr., USNR2 Sep 194412 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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