USS Andres (DE 45)
Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Philadelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||12 Feb 1942|
|Launched||24 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||15 Mar 1943|
|End service||18 Oct 1945|
Laid Down as the HMS Capel BDE 45. Commissioned on 15 March 1943 as the USS Andres DE 45.
End Service on 18 Oct 1945 at the Charleston Navy Yard.
Stricken 1 November 1945.
Scrapped in Feb 1946.
First DE Commissioned in the Atlantic Fleet. First DE to go to Bermuda for shakedown. Used mostly as a training ship, but made three convoys from Norfolk, VA to Oran, Algeria, and back.
Commands listed for USS Andres (DE 45)
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|1||T/Cdr. Clayton Rogers Simmers, USN||15 Mar 1943||1 Jun 1943 (1)|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Jasper Newton McDonald, Jr., USN||1 Jun 1943||1 Sep 1943 (1)|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Carroll Walter Brigham, USNR||1 Sep 1943||4 Jul 1944 (1)|
|4||Lcmdr Harold E Waller, USNR||4 Jul 1944||18 Oct 1945 (1)|
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