Allied Warships

USS Eisele (DE 34)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 34 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Jan 1943 
Launched29 Jun 1943 
Commissioned18 Oct 1943 
End service16 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 16 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Sold 29 January 1948 and broken up.


Commands listed for USS Eisele (DE 34)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Elmer Cecil Long, USN18 Oct 194323 Feb 1944
2Silas Cassius Ranta, USNR23 Feb 194429 Jul 1945
3Lt. Horace Myers Bashinski, USNR29 Jul 194516 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Eisele include:

15 Sep 1944
During 15/16 September 1944, USS Seadragon (Cdr. J.H. Ashley, Jr., USN), conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Charles R. Greer (Cdr. A. Jackson, Jr., USNR), USS Greiner (Lt.Cdr. L.H. Kiser, USN), USS Eisele (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Ranta, USNR), USS Besugo (Cdr. T.L. Wogan, USN) and USS Perch (Cdr. B.C. Hills, USN). These exercises included night exercises.

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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