USS Haverfield (DE 393)
Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Brown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||1 Jul 1943|
|Launched||30 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||29 Nov 1943|
|End service||2 Jun 1969|
Decommissioned 30 June 1947.
Commands listed for USS Haverfield (DE 393)
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|1||Jerry A. Mathews, Jr., USNR||29 Nov 1943||15 Apr 1945|
|2||Raymond Wilson Dudley, USNR||15 Apr 1945|
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Notable events involving Haverfield include:
13 Mar 1944
German U-boat U-575 was sunk in the north Atlantic north of the Azores, in position 46°18'N, 27°34'W, by depth charges from the Canadian frigate HMCS Prince Rupert, the US destroyer USS Hobson the US destroyer escort USS Haverfield and by depth charges from a British Wellington and Fortress aircraft (Sqdn. 172/B and 206/R and 220/J) and Avenger aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Bogue.