USS Curtis W. Howard (DE-752)
USS Curtis W. Howard (DE-752) was a United States Navy [[Cannon class destroyer escort #REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.Cannon-class]] destroyer escort proposed during World War II but never completed.
DE-752 was laid down by the Western Pipe and Steel Company at San Pedro, California, on 18 August 1943 and named USS Curtis W. Howard (DE-752) on 3 September 1943. She was launched on 26 March 1944, sponsored by Mrs. Prudence W. Wohleb, the mother of the ship 's namesake, Lieutenant, junior grade, Curtis W. Howard.
Before Curtis W. Howard could be completed, her construction was suspended on 6 June 1944 and cancelled on 1 September 1944. The incomplete ship was scrapped.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Navsource Online: Destroyer Escort Photo Archive USS Curtis W. Howard (DE-752)