Allied Warships

USS J.R.Y. Blakely (DE 140)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 140 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down16 Dec 1942 
Launched7 Mar 1943 
Commissioned16 Aug 1943 
End service14 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 14 June 1946.
Stricken 2 January 1971.
Sold 22 August 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS J.R.Y. Blakely (DE 140)

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1John H Forshew, USN16 Aug 194330 Sep 1943
2James B. Harvey, USNR30 Sep 194326 Jan 1944
3Knox D. Talley, USNR26 Jan 194426 Mar 1944
4Lt. Addison S. Archie, USNR26 Mar 1944Jul 1945
5Lt.Cdr. Paul Jerry Brownlow, USNRJul 19459 Apr 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

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