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USS Lowe was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on May 24, 1943 and launched on July 28, the same year. It was commissioned on November 22, 1943 under Comdr. Reginald H. French’s command with the hull number DE-325 and served in the US Navy for 25 years until it was decommissioned on September 20, 1968. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Casablanca, Newfoundland, Norfolk, Halifax, Yorktown, Seattle, Charleston, North Africa, Guam or Florida. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on September 23, 1968 and sold for scrapping the following year.