USS ALGER (DE-101)

Named for Philip Rounsvile Alger, b. 29 September 1859, Boston, MA; Secretary-Treasurer of US Navy; d. 23 February 1912, Annapolis, MD

Type: DET
Builder: DWD
Keel laid 01/02/43
Launched 07/08/43
Commissioned 11/12/43
First CO: Lt Cdr W. B. Porter (2)
Decommissioned 03/10/45
To Brazil as BABITONGA 03/10/45
Stricken (US) 07/20/53
Permanently to Brazil
Stricken 1964

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

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