Allied Warships

USS Tomich (DE 242)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 242 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down15 Sep 1942 
Launched28 Dec 1942 
Commissioned27 Jul 1943 
End service20 Sep 1946 

Decommissioned 20 September 1946.
Stricken 1 November 1972.
Sold 18 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Tomich (DE 242)

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1Hadlai Austin Hull, USNR27 Jul 194326 Dec 1943
2Lt. Charles B. Brown, USNR26 Dec 194312 Jun 1945
3Reed Whitney, USNR12 Jun 194520 Sep 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

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