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AS THE SENIOR SIGNALMAN aboard the destroyer escort Clarence L.
Peter served nearly four years at sea on active duty in the Navy during the Korean War, primarily aboard the destroyer escort USS Loeser.
Noone's destroyer escort, the USS Nickel, was the first responder to shark victims of the infamous USS Indianapolis tragedy.
Sent to Boston Navy Yard as a seaman second class, Collette joined the commissioning crew of the destroyer escort USS Metivier (DE-582).
Our ship, the destroyer escort Chaffee (DE-230), was next assigned to antisubmarine barrier patrol between Cape Verde and Point Lulu in Lingayen Gulf.
The Heermann threaded its way through Taffy 3's CVEs at high speed to get into the action, nearly colliding with Lieutenant Commander Robert Copeland's destroyer escort, Samuel B.
Navy (1942 to 1946) in World War II aboard the destroyer escort USS Wiseman, rising to the rank of Quartermaster 1st Class.
He was a WW II Navy Veteran and operated in the Pacific theatre serving on the destroyer escort Edward C.
My brother, Radioman First Class Maurice Plant, served aboard the destroyer escort USS O'Neill [DE-188] in both the Atlantic and Pacific sectors in World War II.
While destroyers and destroyer escorts could provide accurate fire, they could not get close enough to the shore.
Eighty-five more destroyer escorts were built from its design, and were categorized as belonging to the "Edsall class.
This leaves just a handful of destroyers, destroyer escorts and small jeep carriers to defend the approach to the troops and landing zone.