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USS Edward C. Daly was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on April 1, 1942 and launched on October 21, the same year. It was commissioned on April 3, 1943 under Comdr. G. A. Parkinson’s command with the hull number DE-17 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on December 20, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, San Pedro, Attu, Ellice Islands, Funafuti, Guam Paramushiro or Saipan. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 8, 1946 and sold for scrapping the following year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Edward C. Daly received 3 medals.