ESCORT DIVISION

STORIES ABOUT VANCE
DE 387 Destroyer Escort
WDE 487 Coast Guard Destroyer Escort
DER 387 Destroyer Escort Radar Picket

ESCORT DIVISIONS

This list submitted by William Jack Jenkins, Retied Chief and
Plank Owner of the USS Vance DE 387

COMMANDER ESCORT DIVISION 20
CDR J ROUNTREE............CLASS 1925
CDR P.B. MAVOR..............CLASS 1931
LCDR W. B. ELLIS.............CLASS 1930

USS MARCHAND DE 249
USS HURST DE 250
USS CAMP DE 251
USS HOWARD D. CROW DE 252
USS PETTIT DE 253
USS RICKETTS DE 254

COMMANDER ESCORT DIVISION 22
CDR KENNER...................CLASS 1925
CDR R.J. ROBERTS.........CLASS 1930
CDR L.M. THAYER..........CLASS 1933
LCDR V.H. BAKANAS.....CLASS 1937

USS POOLE DE 151
USS PETERSON DE 152
USS HARVESON DE 316
USS JOYCE DE 317
USS KIRKPATRICK DE 318
USS LEOPOLD(SUNK) DE 319 (MARCH 9 1944)

COMMANDER ESCORT DIVISION 23
CDR E.J. ROLAND.............CLASS 1929
CDR F.P. VETTERICK.......CLASS 1927
CDR J. FORNEY.................CLASS 1933

USS SELLSTROM DE 255
USS RAMSDEN DE 382
USS MILLS DE 383
USS RHODES DE 384
USS RICHEY DE 385
USS SAVAGE DE 386

COMMANDER ESCORT DIVISION 45
CDR E.J. ROLAND.............CLASS 1929
CDR H.A. LAUGHLN..........CLASS 1929
CDR C.C. KNAPP................CLASS 1931

USS VANCE DE 387 (Flagship)
USS LANSING DE 388
USS DURANT DE 389
USS CALCATERRA DE 390
USS CHAMBERS DE 391
USS MERRILL DE 392

COMMANDER ESCORT DIVISION 46
CAPT. R.E. WOOD..............CLASS 1925
CDR R.H. FRENCH............CLASS 1927

USS MENGES DE 320 (TORPEDOED MAY 3, 1944)
USS MOSLEY DE 321
USS NEWELL DE 322
USS PRIDE DE 323
USS FALGOUT DE 324
USS LOWE DE 325

This information was sent to me by Jack Jenkins, CCS, Plank Owner

 

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