USS Eldridge DE 173 and USS Garfield Thomas DE 193

Ceremony at the Boston Naval Shipyard, Massachusetts, transferring the ships to the Royal Hellenic Navy. The transfer, which was made under the provisions of the U.S. Mutual Defense Assistance Program, took place on 15 January 1951. The ships served in the Greek Navy as, respectively, Leon and Panthir.

Source: U.S. Department of State - O'Donnell. (Navsource web site)

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