Allied Warships

USS Yokes (APD 69)

High speed transport of the Charles Lawrence class

USS Yokes as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
ClassCharles Lawrence 
PennantAPD 69 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down22 Aug 1943 
Launched27 Nov 1943 
Commissioned18 Dec 1944 
End service19 Aug 1946 

Laid down as the Buckley class destroyer escort USS Yokes (DE 668).
Redisignated APD 69 on 27 June 1944.
Decommissioned 19 August 1946.
Stricken 1 April 1964.
Sold to be broken up for scrap in 1965.


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