USS Frost (DE 144)
Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||13 Jan 1943|
|Launched||21 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Aug 1943|
|End service||18 Jun 1946|
Decommissioned 18 June 1946.
Commands listed for USS Frost (DE 144)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Theodore Small Lank, USN||30 Aug 1943||29 Jan 1944|
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Notable events involving Frost include:
26 Apr 1944
German U-boat U-488 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic west of Cape Verde in position 17°54'N, 38°05'W by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Frost, USS Huse, USS Barber and USS Snowden.
12 Jun 1944
German U-boat U-490 was sunk north-west of the Azores in position 42°47'N, 40°08'W by depth charges from the US escort carrier USS Croatan, and depth charges from the destroyer escorts USS Frost, USS Huse and USS Inch.