Allied Warships

USS Leslie L.B. Knox (DE 580)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 580 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down7 Nov 1943 
Launched8 Jan 1944 
Commissioned22 Mar 1944 
End service15 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 15 June 1946.
Stricken 15 January 1972.
Sold 13 June 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Leslie L.B. Knox (DE 580)

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1Lt James Andrew Moffett, USNR22 Mar 1944mid 1945
2J. M. Flowers, USNRmid 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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