USS Crouter
DE 11 (Evarts Class)


Builder:        Boston Navy Yard
Laid Down:      December 8, 1942
Launched:       January 26, 1943
Commissioned:   May 25, 1943
Decommissioned: December 19, 1945
Fate:           Sold 11/25/46, and broken up

We are seeking information on the USS Crouter and her crews. Files and photos may be emailed to usand we will incorporate them into this page. When enough informationhas been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.


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Subject: USS Crouter (DE-11)
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999
From: John Sedory
To: Destroyers Online/Mark Roberts

WWII Destroyer Escort sailors are leaving this life at a rather rapid rate (all WWII veterans are, for that matter). So as time passes, we all the more should attempt to stay in touch.

I'm saddened that some of my shipmates have chosen to be removed from the USS Crouter, DE-11, roster. We still have annual reunions, though my wife and I have only been able to attend one of them. God bless all you sailors who are still hanging in there. Let's try to keep those service days alive in our memories! As small as my contribution of service aboard the Crouter was, I'm still proud to have been a member of that crew for 31 or 32 months.



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