Allied Warships

USS Cockrill (DE 398)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
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 
History

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)

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CommanderFromTo
1Sherman Farnham, USNR24 Dec 19434 Dec 1944
2John H Castle, Jr., USNR4 Dec 194416 Oct 1945

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