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|7k||Born 25 December 1917 at Warner, N.H., Edward Blanchard Cloues graduated from the Naval Academy on 6 June 1940. Ensign Cloues reported to USS
Arizona (BB 39) 29 June 1940, and was killed in action when his ship was sunk at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack 7 December 1941.
USS Cloues (DE 265) (1943-1945) was the first ship to be named in his honor.
(Photo from The USS Arizona BB-39 Web Site thanks to Nancy Nease)
|425k||12 February 1944: San Francisco Bay - Starboard bow view of Cloues off Mare Island.
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-265 19-N-65251 from the National Archives and Records Administration, courtesy of Chris Wright)
(This is a better copy of a photo sent in earlier by Kenneth E. Catlin, PO1, USS Cloues, 1943 - 1945)
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|140k||12 February 1944: bow on view, off San Francisco.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-265-974-44)
PNCM, USNR (ret.)
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|116k||12 February 1944: stern view, off San Francisco.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-265-969-44)
|View the USS Cloues (DE 265) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View a short article on the design and development of the Evarts Class DE submitted by Bob Sables.|
|Cloues' Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 10 Aug. 1943 - 28 Sep.1943||Cdr. William Stamps Howard, Jr. (Comm. CO) (USNA '25) (Tailisio, N.C.)|
|2.) 10 Aug. 1943 - 09 Jul. 1944||Lcdr. Thomas Kempshall Dunstan, USNR (New York, N.Y.)|
|3.) 09 Jul. 1944 - 26 Nov. 1945||Lt. / Lcdr. Kenneth G. Rich, USNR (Decomm. CO)|
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