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USS Presley (DE-371) was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War II. The primary purpose of the destroyer escort was to escort and protect ships in convoy, in addition to other tasks as assigned, such as patrol or radar picket.

She was named in honor of Aviation Machinist’s Mate first class Sam Davis Presley who received the Navy Cross for his brave actions during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.


USS Presley (DE-371) sections
Intro  Sam Davis Presley  World War II Pacific Theatre operations  End-of-war activity  Post-war decommissioning  See also  References  [[USS_Presley_(DE-371)?section=External</a>_links|External</a> links]]  

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USS Presley (DE-371) was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War II. The primary purpose of the destroyer escort was to escort and protect ships in convoy, in addition to other tasks as assigned, such as patrol or radar picket.

She was named in honor of Aviation Machinist’s Mate first class Sam Davis Presley who received the Navy Cross for his brave actions during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.


USS Presley (DE-371) sections
Intro  Sam Davis Presley  World War II Pacific Theatre operations  End-of-war activity  Post-war decommissioning  See also  References  [[USS_Presley_(DE-371)?section=External</a>_links|External</a> links]]  

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