Allied Warships

USS Eberle (DD 430)

Destroyer of the Benson / Gleaves class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBenson / Gleaves 
PennantDD 430 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Aug 1938 
Laid down12 Apr 1939 
Launched14 Sep 1940 
Commissioned4 Dec 1940 
End service 
History

Decommissioned 3 June 1946.
Stricken 24 January 1951.
Transferred to Greece 22 January 1951 and renamed Niki. Niki was stricken and scrapped in 1972.

 

Commands listed for USS Eberle (DD 430)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Edward Randolph Gardner, Jr., USN4 Dec 194015 May 1942 (1)
2Robert Stephens Ford, USN15 May 194230 May 1942
3Lt.Cdr. Karl Frederick Poehlmann, USN30 May 194231 Mar 1943 (1)
4Cdr. Clare Brown Smiley, USN31 Mar 194317 Nov 1944 (1)
5Harry Curtis Transue, USN17 Nov 19445 Oct 1945
6Lt.Cdr. Robert William Savage, USN5 Oct 19453 Jun 1946 (1)

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