Allied Warships

USS Sloat (DE 245)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 245 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down21 Nov 1942 
Launched21 Jan 1943 
Commissioned16 Aug 1943 
End service6 Aug 1947 

Decommissioned 6 August 1947.
Stricken 2 January 1971.
Sold 10 April 1972 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Sloat (DE 245)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Edmund Ernest Garcia, USN16 Aug 1943early 1944
2Lt.Cdr. William A. Cashman, USNRearly 194412 May 1945
3Lt. Cmdr. George Rosengarten Atterbury, USNR12 May 194525 Jun 1945
4A. S. Lane, USNR25 Jun 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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