DE 218 (Buckley class)
We are seeking information on the USS Darby and her crews.
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Builder: Philadelphia Navy Yard
Laid Down: February 22 1943
Launched: May 29 1943
Commissioned: November 15 1943
Decommissioned: April 28 1947
Recommissioned: October 24 1950
Fate: Stricken, September 23 1968
Sunk as target May 24 1970
Subject: USS DARBY (DE-218)
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000
Am sending a picture of the the USS DARBY (DE-218). Hope that you can
use it. The DARBY was a Reserve Training Vessel located at Fort McHenry,
Baltimore, MD where I served on it, 1960-1961.
YNC Robert L. Andersen (Ret)
3610 Benson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21227
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