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USS Doneff was an Evarts-class destroyer escort launched on July 24, 1942. It was commissioned on June 10, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. L. C. Mabley’s command as DE-49 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on December 22, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in Kurile Islands, San Diego, Attu, Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Saipan, Marcus Island, Guam, Okinawa or San Pedro. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping in 1947. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Doneff received 3 medals.