Allied Warships

USS Day (DE 225)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassRudderow 
PennantDE 225 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Jul 1943 
Launched14 Oct 1943 
Commissioned10 Jun 1944 
End service16 May 1946 
History

Decommissioned 16 May 1946.
Stricken 30 June 1968.
Sunk as a target off the coast of California in March 1969.

 

Commands listed for USS Day (DE 225)

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1Lt. Kendall Endicott Read, USNR10 Jun 194415 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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