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USS Daniel was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on August 30, 1943 and launched on November 16, the same year. It was commissioned on January 24, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. H. E. Waller’s command with the hull number DE-335 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 12, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Galveston, Bermuda, Norfolk, Hampton Roads, Naples, Pearl Harbor, England, France or San Diego. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 15, 1971 and sold for scrapping in 1974.