Allied Warships

USS Eisner (DE 192)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 192 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down23 Sep 1943 
Launched12 Dec 1943 
Commissioned1 Jan 1944 
End service5 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 5 July 1946.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 7 March 1951.
Transferred to the Netherlands 1 March 1951 beingf renamed De Zeeuw.
De Zeeuw was returned to the U.S.N. 15 December 1967 and sold in February 1968 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Eisner (DE 192)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Donald McVickar, USNR1 Jan 1944Oct 1944
2Douglas H. Lay, USNROct 19442 May 1946

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Notable events involving Eisner include:


15 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) arrived at Casco Bay, Maine. She had been escorted from the Cape Cod Canal by USS Eisner (Lt.Cdr. D.H. Lay, USNR). They had made rendez-vous at 1536/14.

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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