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USS Eisele was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on January 23, 1943 and launched on June 29, the same year. It was commissioned on October 18, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. E. C. Long’s command with the hull number DE-34 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on November 16, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 156 people on board and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Tarawa, Okinawa, Palau, Guam, Ulithi, the Gilberts, Saipan or San Francisco. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on November 28, 1945 and sold for scrapping in 1948. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Eisele received 2 battle stars.