USS Poole (DE 151)
Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||13 Feb 1943|
|Launched||8 May 1943|
|Commissioned||29 Sep 1943|
|End service||Jan 1947|
Decommissioned in January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Poole (DE 151)
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|1||Ralph David Dean, USCG||29 Sep 1943||18 May 1944|
|2||Louis MacLane Thayer, USCG||18 May 1944||16 Apr 1945|
|3||Peter J. Butvidas, USCG||16 Apr 1945|
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Notable events involving Poole include:
30 Aug 1944
USS Poole picks up 2 survivors from the American tanker Jacksonville that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-482 about 50 miles north of Londonderry, Northern Ireland in position 55°30'N, 07°30'W.
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