Allied Warships

USS Swenning (DE 394)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 394 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down17 Jul 1943 
Launched13 Sep 1943 
Commissioned1 Dec 1943 
End service25 Sep 1947 

Decommissioned 25 September 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1972.
Sold 17 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Swenning (DE 394)

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1Richard E. Peek, Jr., USNR1 Dec 19432 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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