Allied Warships

USS Dale W. Peterson (DE 337)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 337 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down25 Oct 1943 
Launched22 Dec 1943 
Commissioned17 Feb 1944 
End service27 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned 27 March 1946.
Stricken 2 January 1971.
Sold 10 April 1972 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Dale W. Peterson (DE 337)

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1Alvin Anthony Hero, USNR17 Feb 19445 Feb 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Albert Smith Bigelow, USNR5 Feb 1945Sep 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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