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DE-173 Eldridge
United States Navy destroyer escort
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Cannon -
Federal Shipb. & Drydock Co., Newark, N.J.
1943/07/25 1943/08/27 1951/01/15
Namesake: LtCdr John Eldridge, Jr., CVS-71
TTD differences from class:
Camouflage: 43: Ms 31/3d

WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
45/06/0?       joinPac - Panama Canal   66 
45/07       attacking on sonar contact en route to Saipan   66 
45/08/07 45/09     Okinawa - escort and patrol duty to Saipan, Ulithi   66 

Ship status, hull number changes...:
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...):
Notice: Sold to Greece > D-54 Leon