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|235k||14 August 1943: Orange, Tex. - The future USS Borum is christened by her sponsor, Mrs. Mary Frances Ferguson.||S. Dale Hargrave|
Newport News, Va.
|365k||28 November 1943: Orange, Tex. - Borum, two days before her commissioning. She's probably at the fitting out pier of Consolidated Steel's yard.
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-790 19-LCM-1 from the National Archives and Records Administration, courtesy of Chris Wright)
|40k||undated wartime image
(Photo from the DESA Archives)
|141k||late February 1944: New York, N.Y. - USS Borum (DE 790) at anchor at New York, with her antiaircraft armament increased and her triple torpedo tube mount removed.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 79820 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|View the USS Borum (DE 790) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Borum as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Borum's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 30 Nov. 1943 - .. Aug. 1945||Lcdr. J. K . Davis, USNR|
|2.) .. Aug. 1945 - 06 Nov. 1945||Lcdr. R. W. Whelan, USNR|
|3.) 06 Nov. 1945 - .. .... 1946||Cmdr. M. Berner, USNR|
|4.) .. .... 1946 - 15 Jun. 1946||Lcdr. J. B. Brady, USNR|
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