DE-1033 General Specifications
Class: Claud Jones class destroyer escort
Named for: Claud Ashton Jones
Final Disposition: Unknown
USS CLAUD JONES (DE-1033)
Claud Jones (DE-1033) was launched 27 May 1958 by
Avondale Marine Ways
La.; sponsored by Mrs. M. R. J.
Wyllie; and commissioned 10 February 1959
Lieutenant Commander W. M.
Cone in command.
After training at Guantanamo Bay
cruised to northern Europe between June and August 1959
her home port. During 1960
she operated along the
east coast and in the Caribbean
with a voyage to northern European
waters during NATO exercises in September and October.
[Note: The above USS CLAUD JONES (DE-1033) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS CLAUD JONES (DE-1033) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]