USS Eberle (DD 430)
Destroyer of the Benson / Gleaves class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Benson / Gleaves|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||15 Aug 1938|
|Laid down||12 Apr 1939|
|Launched||14 Sep 1940|
|Commissioned||4 Dec 1940|
Decommissioned 3 June 1946.
Commands listed for USS Eberle (DD 430)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Edward Randolph Gardner, USN||4 Dec 1940||15 May 1942 (1)|
|2||Lt. Robert Stephens Ford, USN||15 May 1942||30 May 1942|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Karl Frederick Poehlmann, USN||30 May 1942||31 Mar 1943 (1)|
|4||T/Cdr. Clare Brown Smiley, USN||31 Mar 1943||17 Nov 1944 (1)|
|5||Harry Curtis Transue, USN||17 Nov 1944||5 Oct 1945|
|6||Lt.Cdr. Robert William Savage, USN||5 Oct 1945||3 Jun 1946 (1)|
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Notable events involving Eberle include:
19 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Woolsey (Lt.Cdr. W.M. Shifflette, USN), USS Eberle (Lt.Cdr. H.C. Transue, USN) and USS Cates (Lt.Cdr. T.N. Broaddus, USNR).