Allied Warships

USS Ramsden (DE 382)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 382 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down26 Mar 1943 
Launched24 May 1943 
Commissioned19 Oct 1943 
End service23 Jun 1960 

Decommissioned 13 June 1946.
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and (re)commissioned by them as WDE-482 on 1 April 1952.
Returned to the U.S.N. and decommissioned 28 June 1954.
Reclassified as DER-382 on 1 November 1956.
Recommissioned 10 December 1957.
Decommissioned 23 June 1960.
Stricken 1 August 1 1974.
Sunk as a target.


Commands listed for USS Ramsden (DE 382)

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1Joseph Edward Madacey, USCG19 Oct 19434 Mar 1944
2S. T. Baketel, USCGR4 Mar 194426 Mar 1945
3Proctor Winter, USCGR26 Mar 19457 Oct 1945
4R. H. Welton, USCG7 Oct 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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