Allied Warships

USS Joseph E. Connolly (DE 450)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 450 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down6 Apr 1944 
Launched6 Aug 1944 
Commissioned28 Feb 1945 
End service20 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 20 June 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1970.
Sunk as a target 24 February 1972.


Commands listed for USS Joseph E. Connolly (DE 450)

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1Marion Chambliss Walley, USNR28 Feb 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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