Allied Warships

USS George E. Davis (DE 357)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 357 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down15 Feb 1944 
Launched8 Apr 1944 
Commissioned11 Aug 1944 
End service11 Nov 1954 
History

Decommissioned 26 August 1946.
Recommissioned 11 July 1951.
Decommissioned 11 November 1954.
Stricken 1 December 1972.
Sold 2 January 1974 and broken up.

 

Commands listed for USS George E. Davis (DE 357)

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1Frederick Irwin Lincoln, USNR11 Aug 194411 Nov 1945

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