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USS Eisner (DE 192)
Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - F - E - U
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
Eisner (DE 192) Building and Operational Data:
23 September 1943: Keel laid by the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp., Port Newark, N.J.
12 December 1943: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. Lester Eisner, Jr., sister-in-law of Lieutenant (junior grade) Eisner
01 January 1944: Commissioned, Lcdr D. McVickar, USNR, in command
05 July 1946: Decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Fla. after 2.5 years of service
01 March 1951: Transferred (MAP) to Netherlands, renamed MNLMS De Zeeuw (F-810)
07 March 1951: Struck from the NVR
15 December 1967: Returned to U.S. custody
February 1968: Sold, scrapped
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||12 December 1943: Port Newark, N.J. - USS Eisner (DE 192) being christened by Mrs. Lester Eisner Jr., sister-in-law of the ship's namesake.
||S. Dale Hargrave
||16 January 1944: at sea - Photo by an aircraft from Naval Air Station New York, New York.
||circa 1961: MNLMS De Zeeuw (F-810, ex-USS Eisner DE 192) underway, location unknown. (Royal Netherlands Navy photo; from "Jane's Fighting Ships, 1961-62")
View the USS Eisner (DE 192) DANFS history entry
located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
|Eisner's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command
|1.) 01 Jan. 1944 - 01 Oct. 1944||Lcdr. Donald McVickar, USNR (comm.)
|2.) 01 Oct. 1944 - 02 May 1946||Lcdr. Douglas H. Lay, USNR
|3.) 02 May 1946 - 05 Jul. 1946||Lt.(jg) James M. Considine, USNR (decomm.)
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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