On 16 December 1974, The USS Claud Jones (DE 1033) and the USS McMorris (DE1036) were decommissioned and transferred to the Indonesian Navy. At the same ceremony they were commissioned into active duty with the Indonesian Navy as the KRI Mongisidi (DE 343) and KRI Ngurah Rai (DE 344) respectively. There they rejoined their sister ships, Samadikun (DE 341, formerly USS John R. Perry (DE-1034)) and Martadinata (DE 341, formerly USS Charles Berry (DE-1035).
Sanadikun (USS Claud Jones) class patrol frigates Indonesian navy

Thanks to Dennis Jose (HTFN, 1973-74 USS McMorris) for this program. Also Thanks to Skip Reynolds For Permission  To Link to  His Site. 

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USS Claud Jones Decommissioning Program
Navy Band
DE1033 on left, DE1036 on right
Indonesian Captain to right of very tall McMorris Captain during decomm. ceremony
Hauling down the colors aboard USS Claud Jones, DE1033 for the last time
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Last Official Photo 1974

photo of Mr. Chew, "Securing the Watch"  as last one off of Claud Jones as she is Decommissioned
Crew Departing