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USS Ely (DE-309)

For other ships of the same name, see USS Ely.

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The incomplete USS Ely (center) at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, on 3 July 1944. She is flanked by the incomplete destroyer escorts Delbert W. Halsey (DE-310) (left) and Creamer (DE-308).

<tr> <th height="30" style="background-color:#B0C4DE;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;font-size:110%;">Career </th> <th style="background-color:#B0C4DE;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;font-size:110%;">100x35px</th> </tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Name:</td><td> USS Ely</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Namesake:</td><td> Lieutenant Arthur V. Ely (1912-1942), U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Builder:</td><td> Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Laid down:</td><td> 2 August 1943</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Launched:</td><td> 10 April 1944</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Sponsored by:</td><td> Mrs. Ann G. Ely</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Completed:</td><td> Never</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Commissioned:</td><td> Never</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align:top;"><td>Fate:</td><td> Construction cancelled, 5 September 1944; scrapped incomplete 1945</td></tr> <tr> <th colspan="2" height="30" style="background-color:#B0C4DE;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;font-size:110%;">General characteristics </th></tr>Template:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramlineTemplate:Infobox ship characteristics/paramline

The first USS Ely (DE-309) was a United States Navy [[Evarts class destroyer escort #REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.Evarts-class]] destroyer escort launched during World War II but never completed.

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Mrs. Ann G. Ely christens USS Ely on 10 April 1944
Ely was laid down at Mare Island Navy Yard at Vallejo, California, on 2 August 1943 and launched on 10 April 1944, sponsored by Mrs. Ann G. Ely, widow of Lieutenant Arthur V. Ely, the ship‍ '​s namesake.

Construction of Ely was cancelled on 5 September 1944. She was stored incomplete in dry dock No. 1 from 25 September 1944 to 3 October 1945, cut in two in preparation for scrapping. She was scrapped at Mare Island.

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