Builder: Federal Shipbuilding, Kearny NJ. Laid Down: May 23 1944 Launched: December 17, 1944 Commissioned: March 1, 1945 Decommissioned: June 15, 1972 Fate: To Turkey July 1, 1972. Renamed Zafer, Stricken in 1993 and broken up for scrap in 1994.
We are seeking information on the USS Hugh Purvis and her crews. Files and photos may be emailed to us and we will incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.