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USS Clarence L. Evans (DE 113)
Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - G - A - W
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - European-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Type: DET (diesel-electric tandem motor drive, long hull, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1240 tons (light), 1620 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 10" (extreme)
Draft: 10' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 4 GM Mod. 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 6000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 21 kts
Range: 10,800 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Complement: 15 / 201
Clarence L. Evans (DE 113) Building and Operational Data:
23 December 1943: Keel laid by the Dravo Corp., Wilmington, Del.
22 March 1944: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. E. E. Evans
25 June 1944: Commissioned, Lcdr W. C. Hughes, USNR, in command; and reported to the Atlantic Fleet
29 May 1947: Decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Fla.
29 March 1952: Loaned to France, renamed Berbere, (stricken in 1960, scrapped)
18 April 1952: Stricken from the NVR
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||7 July 1944: Philadelphia, Pa. - Three views of Clarence L. Evans taken near the Philadelphia Navy Yard shortly after commissioning.
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-113-19-N-69250
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-113-19-N-69251
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-113-19-N-69253
All are from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.; courtesy of Chris Wright)
||Clarence L. Evans being scrapped at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
View the USS Clarence L. Edwards (DE 113) DANFS history entry
located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
March 2004, Charleston SC
Contact Name: John D. Elliott
Address: 120 N. Tuxedo Drive / S. Bend IN 46615-2530
Phone: (574) 233-4379
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Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
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