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USS Eisner was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on September 23, 1943 and launched on December 12, the same year. It was commissioned on January 24, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. Richard G. Werner’s command with the hull number DE-193 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on March 27, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, New York, Bizerte, Maine, United Kingdom, Cuba, Pearl Harbor, the Marshalls, Eniwetok or Panama. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred to Greece in 1951 where it was renamed HS Panther (D-67).