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USS John C. Butler (DE-339) Destroyer Escort (1944)

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The John C. Butler destroyer escort received five Battle Stars for her service in World War 2 and fought on in the Korean War to follow.

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Specifications for the
USS John C. Butler (DE-339)
Destroyer Escort


Country of Origin: United States
Initial Year of Service: 1944
Operators: United States


Crew: 186


Length: 306ft (93.27m)
Beam: 36.7ft (11.19m)
Draught: 9.4ft (2.87m)
Displacement: 1,370tons


Machinery: 2 x Boilers with 2 x Geared steam turbines developing 12,000 shaft horsepower to 2 x shafts.

Surface Speed: 24kts (28mph)
Range: 6,900miles (11,104km)


Armament:
2 x 5" (127mm) /38 deck guns (single mountings)
2 x 4 40mm anti-aircraft guns (twin mountings)
10 x 20mm anti-aircraft guns (single mountings)
3 x 21" torpedo tubes
8 x Depth charge projectors
2 x Depth charge tracks
1 x Hedgehog depth charge projector


Ship Class: John C. Butler-class
Number-in-Class: 83
Ships-in-Class: USS John C. Butler (DE-339); USS O'Flaherty (DE-340); USS Raymond (DE-341); USS Richard W. Suesens (DE-342); USS Abercrombie (DE-343); USS Oberrender (DE-344); USS Robert Brazier (DE-345); USS Edwin A. Howard (DE-346); USS Jesse Rutherford (DE-347); USS Key (DE-348); USS Gentry (DE-349); USS Traw (DE-350); USS Maurice J. Manuel (DE-351); USS Naifeh (DE-352); USS Doyle C. Barnes (DE-353); USS Kenneth M. Willett (DE-354); USS Jaccard (DE-355); USS Lloyd E. Acree (DE-356); USS George E. Davis (DE-357); USS Mack (DE-358); USS Woodson (DE-359); USS Johnnie Hutchins (DE-360); USS Walton (DE-361); USS Rolf (DE-362); USS Pratt (DE-363); USS Rombach (DE-364); USS McGinty (DE-365); USS Alvin C. Cockrell (DE-366); USS French (DE-367); USS Cecil J. Doyle (DE-368); USS Thaddeus Parker (DE-369); USS John L. Williamson (DE-370); USS Presley (DE-371); USS Williams (DE-372); USS Richard S. Bull (DE-402); USS Richard M. Rowell (DE-403); USS Eversole (DE-404); USS Dennis (DE-405); USS Edmonds (DE-406); USS Shelton (DE-407); USS Straus (DE-408); USS La Prade (DE-409); USS Jack Miller (DE-410); USS Stafford (DE-411); USS Water C. Wann (DE-412); USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413); USS Le Ray Wilson (DE-414); USS Lawrence C. Taylor (DE-415); USS Melvin R. Nawman (DE-416); USS Oliver Mitchell (DE-417); USS Tabberer (DE-418); USS Robert F Keller (DE-419); USS Leland E. Thomas (DE-420); USS Chester T. O'Brien (DE-421); USS Douglas A. Munro (DE-422); USS Dufilho (DE-423); USS Haas (DE-424); USS Corbesier (DE-438); USS Conklin (DE-439); USS McCoy Reynolds (DE-440); USS William Seiverling (DE-441); USS Ulvert M. Moore (DE-442); USS Kendal C. Campbell (DE-443); USS Goss (DE-444); USS Grady (DE-445); USS Charles E. Brannon (DE-446); USS Albert T. Harris (DE-447); USS Cross (DE-448); USS Hanna (DE-449); USS Joseph E. Connolly (DE-450); USS Gilligan (DE-508); USS Formoe (DE-509); USS Heyliger (DE-510); USS Edward H. Allen (DE-531); USS Tweedy (DE-532); USS Howard F. Clark (DE-533); USS Silverstein (DE-534); USS Lewis (DE-535); USS Bivin (DE-536); USS Rizzi (DE-537); USS Osberg (DE-538); USS Wagner (DE-539); USS Vandivier (DE-540)