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USS TAYLOR (DD DDE 468)

1951   Korean War   1956

After four years of inactivity, TAYLOR was moved to the San Francisco Naval Shipyard on 9 May 1950 and, three days later, began her extensive conversion to an escort destroyer. While still completing conversion, she was officially redesignated DDE 468 on 2 January 1951. On 3 December 1951, USS TAYLOR (DDE 468) was recommissioned at San Francisco, CDR. Sheldon H. KInney in command.

  1. Enjoy your tour of the ship from 1951-1956.
  2. Ship History
  3. Scrapbook Tour
  4. Aboard Ship 1951-1956
  5. Commanding Officers
  6. Deck Logs/Personnel Diary
  7. Personal Accounts