USS Darby
DE 218 (Buckley class)

Authorized:       ?
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
Decommissioned:   (?) 
Fate:             Stricken, September 23 1968
                  Sunk as target May 24 1970

We are seeking information on the USS Darby and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.

The E-mail:

Subject: USS DARBY (DE-218)
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000
From: Robert Andersen

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.

Thank you,

YNC Robert L. Andersen (Ret)
3610 Benson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21227

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