USS Andres (DE 45)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer Escort
Class Evarts 
Pennant DE 45 
Built by Philadelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 12 Feb 1942 
Launched 24 Jul 1942 
Commissioned 15 Mar 1943 
End service 18 Oct 1945 

Laid Down as the HMS Capel

Commissioned on 15 March 1943 as the USS Andres DE 45.

End Service on 18 Oct 1945 at the Charleston Navy Yard.

Stricken 1 November 1945.

Scrapped in Feb 1946.

First DE Commissioned in the Atlantic Fleet. First DE to go to Bermuda for shakedown. Used mostly as a training ship, but made three convoys from Norfolk, VA to Oran, Algeria, and back.