Allied Warships

USS Elden (DE 264)

Destroyer Escort of the Evarts class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEvarts 
PennantDE 264 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Feb 1943 
Launched6 Apr 1943 
Commissioned4 Aug 1943 
End service18 Jan 1946 
History

Decommissioned 18 January 1946.
Stricken 7 February 1946.
Sold 12 June 1947 and broken up.

 

Commands listed for USS Elden (DE 264)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. George F. Adams, USNR4 Aug 19433 Mar 1944
2Frederick Charles Hartmann, Jr., USNR3 Mar 194428 Nov 1944
3Carl Elton Snedeker, USNR28 Nov 194419 Jan 1945
4Jesse Frank Doubleday, USNR19 Jan 194526 Oct 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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