USS Conklin DE 439

USS CONKLIN DE 439

National Archives Photo

Named for Marine George Emerson Conklin, b. 3 January 1921, Hamlin, PA;
 KIA 5 October 1942, Guadalcanal; posthumous Navy Cross

Type: WGT
Builder: FED
Keel laid 11/04/43
Launched 02/13/44
Commissioned 04/21/44
First CO: Cdr D. C. Brown
Decommissioned 01/17/46; three battle stars
Stricken 10/01/70
Sold 05/12/72, scrapped
Unit of CortDiv 65

From the research of Anne McCarthy,
with contributions by Pat Perrella and Pat Stephens, webmaster. March 2006

 

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