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USS Eugene A. Greene (DE-549)
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Name: USS Eugene A. Greene
Namesake: Ensign Eugene A. Greene (1921-1942), a U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient
Builder: Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts (proposed)
Launched: Never
Fate: Construction contract cancelled 10 June 1944
General characteristics
Class & type: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort
Displacement: 1,350 tons
Length: 306 ft (93 m)
Beam: 36 ft 8 in (11 m)
Draft: 9 ft 5 in (3 m)
Propulsion: 2 boilers, 2 geared turbine engines, 12,000 shp; 2 propellers
Speed: 24 knots (44 km/h)
Range: 6,000 nmi. (12,000 km) @ 12 kt
Complement: 14 officers, 201 enlisted
Armament: 2 × 5 in (127 mm)/38 guns (2×1)
4 × 40 mm AA guns (2×2)
10 × 20 mm AA guns (10×1)
3 × 21 in. torpedo tubes (1×3)
8 × depth charge projectors
1 × depth charge projector (hedgehog)
2 × depth charge tracks

USS Eugene A. Greene (DE-549) was a proposed World War II United States Navy John C. Butler-class destroyer escort that was never completed.

The name Eugene A. Greene was assigned to DE-549 on 28 October 1943. Plans called for her to be built at the Boston Navy Yard at Boston, Massachusetts. Her construction contract was cancelled on 10 June 1944 before she could be completed.

The name Eugene A. Greene was reassigned to the destroyer USS Eugene A. Greene (DD-711).

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