Allied Warships

USS Trumpeter (DE 180)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 180 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down7 Jun 1943 
Launched19 Sep 1943 
Commissioned16 Oct 1943 
End service5 Dec 1947 
History

Decommissioned 5 December 1947.
Stricken 1 August 1973.
Sold 17 July 1974 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Trumpeter (DE 180)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. John R. Litchfield, USN16 Oct 19434 May 1944
2George B. Buck, Jr., USNR4 May 194414 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Trumpeter include:


16 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Straub (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Coie, Jr., USNR), USS Micka (Lt.Cdr. R.T. Reid, USNR), USS Gustafson (Lt.Cdr. A.E. Chambers, USNR) and USS Trumpeter (Lt.Cdr. G.B. Buck, Jr., USNR).

18 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Straub (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Coie, Jr., USNR), USS Micka (Lt.Cdr. R.T. Reid, USNR), USS Gustafson (Lt.Cdr. A.E. Chambers, USNR) and USS Trumpeter (Lt.Cdr. G.B. Buck, Jr., USNR).

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