Allied Warships

USS Lough (DE 586)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 586 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down8 Dec 1943 
Launched22 Jan 1944 
Commissioned2 May 1944 
End service24 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 24 June 1946.
Stricken 1 November 1969.
Sold in October 1970 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Lough (DE 586)

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1Blaney Calatis Turner, USNR2 May 194430 Nov 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Gerard Henry Dericks, USNR30 Nov 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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