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USS Acree (DE 167)
Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - F - D - Q
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 5 stars - World War II Victory Medal
Type: DET (diesel-electric tandem motor drive, long hull, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1240 tons (light), 1620 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 10" (extreme)
Draft: 10' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 4 GM Mod. 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 6000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 21 kts
Range: 10,800 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Complement: 15 / 201
Acree (DE 167) Building and Operational Data:
30 November 1942: Keel laid by the Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Port Newark, N.J.
9 May 1943: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. John W. Acree, the widow of Lt. (jg.) Acree
19 July 1943: Commissioned at the New York Navy Yard, Lcdr William H. Siegmund in command
1 April 1946: Decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Fla.
1 July 1972: Stricken from the NVR
19 July 1973: Sold for scrapping to the Boston Metals Co., Baltimore, Md.
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||August 1943: Port quarter overhead photo of USS Acree (DE 167). The ship was involved in shakedown and training off Bermuda until September, when she sailed for the Pacific War Zone. (Photo from the U.S. Naval Recognition Manual, 1943-45 Ed.)
||Acree underway, taken between 1943 and 1945. RD2 Bush was one of the crewmen on the bridge.
||Floyd E. Bush Jr.
In memory of his father,
Floyd E. Bush Sr.
Radarman 2/c USN
View the USS Acree (DE 167) DANFS history entry
located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
Last Known Reunion: 2001 at Albany NY
Contact Name: Ann Cloutier
Phone: (518) 438 8431
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Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
Tin Can Sailors Shipmate Registry - USS Acree
The Destroyer History Foundation
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