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USS Enright was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on February 22, 1943 and launched on May 29, the same year. It was commissioned on September 21, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. A. Wildner’s command with the hull number DE-216 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on June 21, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in the North Atlantic, New York, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Ulithi or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 31, 1978. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Enright received one battle star.