Allied Warships

USS Gentry (DE 349)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 349 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down13 Dec 1943 
Launched15 Feb 1944 
Commissioned14 Jun 1944 
End service2 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 2 July 1946.
Stricken 15 January 1972.
Sold 15 January 1973 and broken up.

 

Commands listed for USS Gentry (DE 349)

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CommanderFromTo
1David Albert Smith, USNR14 Jun 19447 Jul 1945
2Lcmdr Monroe Kelly, Jr., USN7 Jul 1945

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