The USS Osberg (DE-538) was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort laid down on November 3, 1943, and launched on December 7, the same year. It was commissioned on December 10, 1945, as DE-538 and served in the U.S. Navy for 9 years until it was decommissioned on February 25, 1958. After decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on August 1, 1972, and sold for scrapping on February 5, 1974.
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