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USS Fieberling was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on March 19, 1944 and launched on April 2, the same year. It was commissioned on April 11, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. E. E. Lull’s command with the hull number DE-640 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on March 13, 1948. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Manus, Purvis Bay, Funafuti, Okinawa, Guadalcanal, Saipan or Guam. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 1, 1972. Several months later, the ship was sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Fieberling received 1 battle star.