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USS SLATER DE766 WWII History

9 March 1943:Keel Laid at the Tampa Shipbuilding Company in Tampa, Florida
20 Feb 1944 :Tampa, Florida - Launched
1 May 1944:Tampa, Florida - Commissioned, Lcmdr Marcel. J. Blancq, in Command
8-10 May 1944: Key West, Florida - Supplies
11-26 May 1944: Tampa, Florida – Supplies
29 May – 25 June 1944: Bermuda – Shakedown Cruise / Sea Trials  Image
25 June – 29 June 1944: Bermuda to Puerto Rico to Maryland – U-505 Torpedo Transfer  Image
29 June – 11 July 1944: Boston, Massachusetts – Yard Availability
14 July – 14 Sept 1944: Key West, Florida – School Ship   Image 1   Image 2
17 – 25 Sept 1944: Bayonne, New Jersey   Image 1  Image 2   Image 3   Image 4   Image 5
26 Sept – 2 Oct 1944: Portland, Maine
3 – 6 Oct 1944:Brooklyn, New York – Convoy Duty
17 – 20 Oct 1944: Liverpool, England - Convoy Duty   Image
21 Oct 1944: Milfordhaven, Wales – Convoy Duty   Image
2 – 14 Nov 1944: Brooklyn, New York – Convoy Duty
14 – 19 Nov 1944: Portland, Maine
20 – 24 Nov 1944: New York, New York – Convoy Duty  Image
5 – 9 Dec 1944: Glasgow, Scotland (Greenock) – Convoy Duty   Image
22 Dec 1944 – 2 Jan 1945:Bayonne, New Jersey – Convoy Duty
4 – 8 Jan 1945: Portland, Maine   Image
8 – 10 Jan 1945: Boston, Massachusetts – Convoy Duty   Image
22 – 28 Jan 1945: Cardiff, Wales – Convoy Duty   Image
28 – 29 Jan 1945: Milfordhaven, Wales – Convoy Duty   Image
9 – 20 Feb 1945: Brooklyn, New York – Yard Availability
21 – 24 Feb 1945:Block Island, Long Island, New York
25 – 27 Feb 1945: Brooklyn, New York – Convoy Duty
10 – 14 Mar 1945: Cardiff, Wales – Convoy Duty
26 May – 8 April 1945: Brooklyn, New York – Convoy Duty   Image 1  Image 2  Image 3
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9 – 12 April 1945: Portland, Maine
13 – 15 April 1945:Brooklyn, New York – Convoy Duty
28 April – 4 May 1945: Cardiff, Wales – Convoy Duty
15 May – 8 June 1945: Brooklyn, New York – Yard Availability   Image 1  Image 2  Image 3
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12 June 1945: Culebra Island, Virgin Islands   Image
14 – 24 June 1945:Guantanamo, Cuba
27 – 28 June 1945: Coco Solo, Panama
6 – 10 July 1945: San Diego, California
17 July – 6 Aug 1945: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Inspection

Inspection  Inspection  Inspection
13 – 25 Aug 1945: Eniwetok, Marshall Islands   Image 1   Image 2   Image 3
31 Aug – 1 Sept 1945:Leyte, Philippine Islands
3 – 5 Sept 1945: Manila, Philippine Islands   Image 1   Image 2

Manila, Philippine Islands
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12 – 13 Sept 1945: Tokyo Bay (Yokohama, Japan)
21 – 26 Sept 1945: Manila, Philippine Islands – LSM Convoy
27 – 29 Sept 1945: Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands – Convoy Duty
4 – 5 Oct 1945: Okinawa, Japan
11 - 16 Oct 1945: Otaru, Japan – Convoy Duty   Image 1   Image 2   Image 3   Image 4   Image 5
4 Nov 1945: Crossed the Equator at Longitude 136° 46'  Image 1  Image 2
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5 – 8 Nov 1945: Biak Island, New Guinea  Image 1  Image 2  Image 3  Image 4  Image 5  Image 6  Image 7  Image 8

Biak Island, New Guinea

Biak Island
10 – 11 Nov 1945:Palau Island, Caroline Islands
19 – 20 Nov 1945:Yokohama, Japan
3 – 5 Dec 1945: Manila, Philippine Islands
7 – 12 Dec 1945:Samar Island, Philippine Islands
14 – 15 Dec 1945:Subic Bay, Philippine Islands
16 Dec 1945:Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands
18 Dec 1945:Casiguran, Philippine Islands
19 – 21 Dec 1945:Legaspi, Philippine Islands
22 Dec 1945 – Jan 1946:Subic Bay, Philippine Islands
Jan 1946: Manila, Philippine Islands
30 – 31 Jan 1946:Samar, Philippine Islands
13 – 17 Feb 1946:Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
23 Feb – 10 Mar 1946:Long Beach, California
18 – 20 Mar 1946:Coco Solo, Panama
26 Mar 1946:Norfolk, Virginia   Image 1   Image 2
27 Mar – 25 April 1946:Preparation For Decommissioning
27 April 1946: Green Cove Spring, Florida
22 June 1946:Decommissioned   Image 1   Image 2
1 March 1951:Transferred to Royal Hellenic Navy in Greece
7 March 1951:Stricken from Navy register