USS Pride (DE 323)
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||12 Apr 1943|
|Launched||3 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||13 Nov 1943|
|End service||1 Jun 1954|
Decommissioned 26 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Pride (DE 323)
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|1||Cdr. Ralph R Curry, USCG||13 Nov 1943||7 Jun 1944|
|2||Winslow H. Buxton, USCG||7 Jun 1944|
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Notable events involving Pride include:
4 May 1944
German U-boat U-371 was sunk at 0409hrs on 4 May 1944 in the Mediterranean north of Constantine, in position 37°49'N, 05°39'E, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS USS Pride and USS Joseph E. Campbell the French destroyer escort Sénégalais and the British escort destroyer HMS Blankney.
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.
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