Allied Warships

USS Charles J. Kimmel (DE 584)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassRudderow 
PennantDE 584 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 Dec 1943 
Launched15 Jan 1944 
Commissioned20 Apr 1944 
End service15 Jan 1947 
History

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Stricken 30 June 1968.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California 13 November 1969.

 

Commands listed for USS Charles J. Kimmel (DE 584)

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1Lcmdr Frederick G Storey, Jr., USNR20 Apr 1944

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