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Photo # NH 91564:  USS Newell at anchor in New York Harbor, 2 June 1944

Online Library of Selected Images:
U.S. NAVY SHIPS -- Listed by Hull Number

DE -- Escort Ships, numbered from DE-200 through DE-399.


This page provides the hull numbers of all U.S. Navy escort ships numbered in the DE series from 200 through 399, with links to those ships with photos available in the Online Library.

For coverage of other hull numbers in the "DE" series, see:

  • DE -- Escort Ships.


    See the list below to locate photographs of individual escort ships.

    If the escort ship you want does not have an active link on this page, contact the Photographic Section concerning other research options.


    Left Column --
    Escort Ships numbered
    DE-200 through DE-299:

    • DE-200: Neuendorf (1943-1967)
    • DE-201: James E. Craig (1943-1969)
    • DE-202: Eichenberger (1943-1973)
    • DE-203: Thomason (1943-1969)
    • DE-204: Jordan (1943-1947)
    • DE-205: Newman (1943-1966), later APD-59
    • DE-206: Liddle (1943-1968), later APD-60
    • DE-207: Kephart (1944-1967), later APD-61
    • DE-208: Cofer (1944-1968), later APD-62
    • DE-209: Lloyd (1944-1968), later APD-63

    • DE-210: Otter (1944-1970)
    • DE-211: Hubbard (1944-1968), later APD-53
    • DE-212: Hayter (1944-1967), later APD-80
    • DE-213: William T. Powell (1944-1966), later DER-213
    • DE-214: Scott (1943-1967)
    • DE-215: Burke (1943-1968), later APD-65
    • DE-216: Enright (1943-1967), later APD-66
    • DE-217: Coolbaugh (1943-1973)
    • DE-218: Darby (1943-1970)
    • DE-219: J. Douglas Blackwood (1943-1970)

    • DE-220: Francis M. Robinson (1944-1973)
    • DE-221: Solar (1944-1946)
    • DE-222: Fowler (1944-1966)
    • DE-223: Spangenberg (1944-1966), later DER-223

    • DE-224: Rudderow (1944-1970)
    • DE-225: Day (1944-1969)
    • DE-226: Crosley (1944-1961), later APD-87
    • DE-227: Cread (1944-1961), later APD-88
    • DE-228: Ruchamkin (1945-1969), later APD-89 & LPR-89
    • DE-229: Kirwin (1945-1975), later APD-90 & LPR-90

    • DE-230: Chaffee (1944-1948)
    • DE-231: Hodges (1944-1973)
    • DE-232: Kinzer (1944-1965), later APD-91
    • DE-233: Register (1945-1966), later APD-92
    • DE-234: Brock (1945-1962), later APD-93
    • DE-235: John Q. Roberts (1945-1961), later APD-94
    • DE-236: William M. Hobby (1945-1967), later APD-95
    • DE-237: Ray K. Edwards (1945-1961), later APD-96

    • DE-238: Stewart (1943-1974)
    • DE-239: Sturtevant (1943-1973), later DER-239
    • DE-240: Moore (1943-1975)
    • DE-241: Keith (1943-1974)
    • DE-242: Tomich (1943-1974)
    • DE-243: J. Richard Ward (1943-1972). Originally named James R. Ward
    • DE-244: Otterstetter (1943-1976), later DER-244
    • DE-245: Sloat (1943-1972)
    • DE-246: Snowden (1943-1969)
    • DE-247: Stanton (1943-1972)
    • DE-248: Swasey (1943-1974)
    • DE-249: Marchand (1943-1974)

    • DE-250: Hurst (1943-1973)
    • DE-251: Camp (1943-1971), later DER-251
    • DE-252: Howard D. Crow (1943-1970)
    • DE-253: Pettit (1943-1974)
    • DE-254: Ricketts (1943-1974)
    • DE-255: Sellstrom (1943-1966), later DER-255

    • DE-256: Seid (1943-1947)
    • DE-257: Smartt (1943-1946)
    • DE-258: Walter S. Brown (1943-1946)
    • DE-259: William C. Miller (1943-1947)

    • DE-260: Cabana (1943-1947)
    • DE-261: Dionne (1943-1947)
    • DE-262: Canfield (1943-1947)
    • DE-263: Deede (1943-1947)
    • DE-264: Eldon (1943-1947)
    • DE-265: Cloues (1943-1947)
    • DE-266: Wintle (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-267: Dempsey (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-268: Duffey (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-269: Eisner (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)

    • DE-270: Gillette (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-271: Fleming (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-272: Lovering (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-273: Sanders (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-274: O'Toole (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-275: Reybold (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-276: George (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-277: Herzog (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-278: Tisdale (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)
    • DE-279: Trumpeter (transferred to Great Britian upon completion in 1943)

  • Note: DE-280, transferred to Great Britain upon completion in 1943, was not assigned a U.S. Navy name.

    • DE-281: Arthur L. Bristol (1945-1965), later APD-97
    • DE-282: Truxtun (1945-1966), later APD-98
    • DE-283: Upham (1945-1962), later APD-99
    • DE-284: Vogelgesang (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-285: Weeks (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-286: Sutton (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-287: William M. Wood (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-288: William R. Rush (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-289: No name assigned (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-290: Williams (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-291 through DE-299: No names assigned (construction cancelled 1944)
  • Right Column --
    Escort Ships numbered
    DE-300 through DE-399:

    • DE-300: No name assigned (construction cancelled 1944)

    • DE-301: Lake (1944-1946)
    • DE-302: Lyman (1944-1946)
    • DE-303: Crowley (1944-1946)
    • DE-304: Rall (1944-1947)
    • DE-305: Halloran (1944-1947)
    • DE-306: Connolly (1944-1946)
    • DE-307: Finnegan (1944-1946)
    • DE-308: Creamer (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-309: Ely (construction cancelled 1944)

    • DE-310: Delbert W. Halsey (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-311: Keppler (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-312: Lloyd Thomas (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-313: William C. Lawe (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-314: Willard Keith (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-315: No name assigned (construction cancelled 1944)

    • DE-316: Harveson (1943-1967), later DER-316
    • DE-317: Joyce (1943-1973), later DER-317
    • DE-318: Kirkpatrick (1943-1975), later DER-318
    • DE-319: Leopold (1943-1944)

    • DE-320: Menges (1943-1972)
    • DE-321: Mosley (1943-1973)
    • DE-322: Newell (1943-1971), later DER-322
    • DE-323: Pride (1943-1974)
    • DE-324: Falgout (1943-1977), later DER-324
    • DE-325: Lowe (1943-1969), later DER-325
    • DE-326: Gary (1943-1973). Later renamed Thomas J. Gary, later DER-326
    • DE-327: Brister (1943-1971), later DER-327
    • DE-328: Finch (1943-1974), later DER-328
    • DE-329: Kretchmer (1943-1974), later DER-329

    • DE-330: O'Reilly (1943-1972)
    • DE-331: Koiner (1943-1969), later DER-331
    • DE-332: Price (1944-1975), later DER-332
    • DE-333: Strickland (1944-1974), later DER-333
    • DE-334: Forster (1944-1971), later DER-334
    • DE-335: Daniel (1944-1974)
    • DE-336: Roy O. Hale (1944-1975), later DER-336
    • DE-337: Dale W. Peterson (1944-1972)
    • DE-338: Martin H. Ray (1944-1967)

    • DE-339: John C. Butler (1944-1971)
    • DE-340: O'Flaherty (1944-1973)
    • DE-341: Raymond (1944-1974)
    • DE-342: Richard W. Suesens (1944-1973)
    • DE-343: Abercrombie (1944-1968)
    • DE-344: Oberrender (1944-1945)
    • DE-345: Robert Brazier (1944-1969)
    • DE-346: Edwin A. Howard (1944-1973)
    • DE-347: Jesse Rutherford (1944-1968)
    • DE-348: Key (1944-1972)
    • DE-349: Gentry (1944-1973)

    • DE-350: Traw (1944-1968)
    • DE-351: Maurice J. Manuel (1944-1966)
    • DE-352: Naifeh (1944-1966)
    • DE-353: Doyle C. Barnes (1944-1973)
    • DE-354: Kenneth M. Willett (1944-1974)
    • DE-355: Jaccard (1944-1968)
    • DE-356: Lloyd E. Acree (1944-1973)
    • DE-357: George E. Davis (1944-1974)
    • DE-358: Mack (1944-1973)
    • DE-359: Woodson (1944-1966)

    • DE-360: Johnnie Hutchins (1944-1974)
    • DE-361: Walton (1944-1974)
    • DE-362: Rolf (1944-1973)
    • DE-363: Pratt (1944-1973)
    • DE-364: Rombach (1944-1972)
    • DE-365: McGinty (1944-1969)
    • DE-366: Alvin C. Cockrell (1944-1969)
    • DE-367: French (1944-1973)
    • DE-368: Cecil J. Doyle (1944-1967)
    • DE-369: Thaddeus Parker (1944-1968)

    • DE-370: John L. Williamson (1944-1973)
    • DE-371: Presley (1944-1970)
    • DE-372: Williams (1944-1968)
    • DE-373: William C. Lawe (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-374: Lloyd Thomas (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-375: Keppler (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-376: Kleinsmith (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-377: Henry W. Tucker (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-378: Weiss (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-379: Francovich (construction cancelled 1944)
    • DE-380 and DE-381: No names assigned (construction cancelled 1944)

    • DE-382: Ramsden (1943-1974), later DER-382
    • DE-383: Mills (1943-1975), later DER-383
    • DE-384: Rhodes (1943-1975), later DER-384
    • DE-385: Richey (1943-1969)
    • DE-386: Savage (1943-1982), later DER-386
    • DE-387: Vance (1943-1982), later DER-387
    • DE-388: Lansing (1943-1974), later DER-388
    • DE-389: Durant (1943-1974), later DER-389

    • DE-390: Calcaterra (1943-1974), later DER-390
    • DE-391: Chambers (1943-1975), later DER-391
    • DE-392: Merrill (1943-1974)
    • DE-393: Haverfield (1943-1971), later DER-393
    • DE-394: Swenning (1943-1974)
    • DE-395: Willis (1943-1973)
    • DE-396: Janssen (1943-1973)
    • DE-397: Wilhoite (1943-1972), later DER-397
    • DE-398: Cockrill (1943-1974)
    • DE-399: Stockdale (1943-1974)

    For coverage of other hull numbers in the "DE" series, see:

  • DE -- Escort Ships.


    To the best of our knowledge, the pictures provided in the "Online Library of Selected Images" are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.

    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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