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USS Crosley was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on June 23, 1943 and launched on December 17, the same year. It was commissioned on February 10, 1944 and transferred to the Free France on February 11, 1944 where it was renamed Tunisien. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board. It participated in the Operation Anvil-Dragoon and also in the Algerian War in 1956. The ship was transferred back to the US Navy in 1964. In November 1965, USS Crosley was sold for scrapping.