Allied Warships

USS Robert E. Peary (DE 132)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 132 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down30 Jun 1942 
Launched3 Jan 1943 
Commissioned31 May 1943 
End service13 Jun 1947 

Decommissioned 13 June 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1966.
Sold 6 September 1967 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Robert E. Peary (DE 132)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Kerfoot Bainbridge Smith, USN31 May 19439 Nov 1943
2Ens. Leslie W. Bennett, USNR9 Nov 194331 Aug 1944
3Donald McKinlay, USNR31 Aug 19441 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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