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USS Eversole was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort laid down on September 15, 1943 and launched on December 3, the same year. It was commissioned on March 21, 1944 under Lt. Cmdr. G. E. Marix’ command as DE-404 and served in the US Navy for a few months until it was sunk on October 28, 1944. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 215 people on board and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Morotai, Leyte, Manus or Boston. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Eversole received 2 battle stars.