Allied Warships

USS Euryale (AS 22)

Submarine tender

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine tender
Class[No specific class] 
PennantAS 22 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched12 Apr 1941 
Commissioned2 Dec 1943 
End service7 Oct 1946 
History

Displacement: 7600 BRT
Length: 492 feet
Complement: 1403
Armament: 1 5" guns, 4 3" AA guns (4x1)
Speed: 17 kts
Power: 8500 HP
Engine: Geared turbine, 1 shaft

Acquired by the USN on 15 April 1943.
Commissioned as USS Euryale (AS-22) on 2 December 1943.
Decommissioned on 7 October 1946.
Stricken on 1 December 1971.
Sold to be broken up for scrap in 1972.

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Commands listed for USS Euryale (AS 22)

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CommanderFromTo
1Harry Aloysius Guthrie, USN2 Dec 194318 Dec 1944 (1)
2John Leslie Detar, USN18 Dec 194420 Dec 1944
3Ralph Randolph Gurley, USN20 Dec 1944Jan 1946

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Notable events involving Euryale include:


20 Mar 1945
USS Blower (Cdr. J.H. Campbell, USN) ended her 1st war patrol at Fremantle, Australia. She was escorted in by HMAS ML 812 (Lt. D.G. Phillips, RANR). At Fremantle she was refitted by a relief crew of SubDiv 182 and USS Euryale.


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