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USS Paul G. Baker (DE-755)
Name: USS Paul G. Baker
Namesake: Lieutenant, junior grade, Paul G. Baker, (1910-1942), U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient
Builder: Western Pipe and Steel Company, San Pedro, California
Completed: Never
Fate: Construction suspended 1944; scrapped incomplete
General characteristics
Class & type: Cannon-class destroyer escort
Displacement: 1,240 tons
Length: 306 ft (93 m)
Beam: 36 ft 8 in (11.18 m)
Draft: 8 ft 9 in (2.67 m)
Speed: 21 knots
Complement: 186

USS Paul G. Baker (DE-755) was a United States Navy Cannon-class destroyer escort proposed during World War II but never completed.

The construction contract for Paul G. Baker was cancelled in 1944 before she could be completed. The incomplete ship was scrapped.

The name Paul G. Baker was transferred to the destroyer escort USS Paul G. Baker (DE-642).


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