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USS Harold J. Ellison (DE-545)
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Name: USS Harold J. Ellison
Namesake: Ensign Harold John Ellison (1917-1942), a U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient
Builder: Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts
Laid down: date unknown
Launched: Never
Commissioned: Never
Fate: Construction contract cancelled 10 June 1944
Scrapped incomplete
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 Harold J. Ellison (DE-545) was a proposed World War II United States Navy John C. Butler-class destroyer escort that was never completed.

Harold J. Ellison's keel was laid at the Boston Navy Yard in Boston, Massachusetts. However, her construction was cancelled on 10 June 1944 before she could be launched. The incomplete ship was scrapped.

The name Harold J. Ellison was reassigned to the destroyer USS Harold J. Ellison (DD-864).

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