USS Daniel (DE-335)
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1320-0791-9;
USS Daniel (DE-335) was an Edsall-class destroyer escort in the United States Navy during World War II. Daniel was named after Hugh Spencer Daniel, born 26 December 1923 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve 9 June 1941. Joining USS Hornet (CV-8) 19 October 1941, he remained on board that ship until his death 2 days after the action off Santa Cruz Island 26 October 1942. Private First Class Daniel was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for his heroism in refusing to leave his gunnery station although wounded during this battle. Daniel was launched 16 November 1943 by Consolidated Steel Corp., Orange, Texas; sponsored by Mrs. C. E. Daniel; and commissioned 24 January 1944, Lieutenant Commander H. E. Waller, USNR, in command.
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