Allied Warships

USS Cockrill (DE 398)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 398 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down31 Aug 1943 
Launched29 Oct 1943 
Commissioned24 Dec 1943 
End service21 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 21 June 1946.
Stricken 1 August 1973.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Florida 19 November 1974.


Commands listed for USS Cockrill (DE 398)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1Sherman Farnham, USNR24 Dec 19434 Dec 1944
2Lt.Cdr. John Harvard Castle, Jr., USNR4 Dec 194416 Oct 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Return to the Allied Warships section

As an Amazon Associate earns a commission from qualifying purchases.