Allied Warships

USS Howard F. Clark (DE 533)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 533 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down8 Oct 1943 
Launched8 Nov 1943 
Commissioned25 May 1944 
End service15 Jul 1946 

Decommissioned 15 July 1946.
Stricken 15 May 1972.
Sold 6 September 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Howard F. Clark (DE 533)

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1T/Cdr. Eugene Benjamin Hayden, USN25 May 194420 Oct 1944
2David C Miller, USNR20 Oct 194415 Jul 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

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