USS Eversole (i) (DE 404)
Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class
Photograph with thanks to Jim Cobus, whose uncle Ted Campbell served aboard USS Eversole and survived the sinking.
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||John C. Butler|
|Built by||Brown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||15 Sep 1943|
|Launched||3 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||21 Mar 1944|
|Lost||28 Oct 1944|
|Loss position||10° 18'N, 127° 37'E|
Sunk on 28 October in Leyte Gulf in position 10º18'N, 127º37'E after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-45 (offsite link).
Commands listed for USS Eversole (i) (DE 404)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. George Elliott Marix, USN||21 Mar 1944||28 Oct 1944|
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