Allied Warships

USS Martin H. Ray (DE 338)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 338 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down27 Oct 1943 
Launched29 Dec 1943 
Commissioned28 Feb 1944 
End serviceMar 1946 

Decommissioned in March 1946.
Stricken 1 May 1966.
Sold 30 March 1967 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Martin H. Ray (DE 338)

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1Harry Vincent Tucker, Jr., USNR28 Feb 1944

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Notable events involving Martin H. Ray include:

30 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Roy O. Hale (Lt.Cdr. H.C. Pogue, Jr., USNR) and USS Martin H. Ray (Lt.Cdr. H.V. Tucker, Jr., USNR).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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