USS Lowe (DE 325)
Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||24 May 1943|
|Launched||28 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||22 Nov 1943|
Decommissioned 1 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Lowe (DE 325)
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|1||Cdr. Reginald H. French, USCG||22 Nov 1943||22 May 1944|
|2||Lcmdr James Albert Alger, Jr., USCG||22 May 1944||14 Oct 1944|
|3||Herbert Feldman, USCG||14 Oct 1944|
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Notable events involving Lowe include:
18 Mar 1945
German U-boat U-866 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-east of Boston, in position 43°18'N, 61°08'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Lowe, USS Menges, USS Pride and USS Mosley.