USS PETERSON DE152 W.W.II.

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USS PETERSON DE152 W.W.II.

Manned by U.S.C.G. during W.W.II.

The USS PETERSON (DE-152) was laid down 28 February
1943 by Consolidated Steel Corp., Orange, Texas; launched 15 May
1943; sponsored Mrs. Loa B. Peterson; and commissioned 29
September 1943, Lt. Comdr. Richard F. Rea, USCG, in command.
 
USS Peterson (DE–152) was an Edsall class destroyer escort, the first United States Navy ship so named. This ship was named for Chief Water Tender Oscar V. Peterson (1899–1942), who was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions during the Battle of the Coral Sea.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Peterson_(DE-152)

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https://www.navsource.org/archives/06/152.htm
 

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