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USS Neunzer was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on January 29, 1943 and launched on April 27, the same year. It was commissioned on September 27, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. John E. Greenbacker’s command as DE-150 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned in January 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Texas, Bermuda, Charleston, Rhode Island, New York or New Orleans. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping the following year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Neunzer received 1 battle star.