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Holder DE-401 - History

Holder(DE-401: dp 1,200, 1 80fi& 39;: b. 36& 39;7& 34;; dr, 8& 39;7& 34; i s. 21 k.;cpl. 186, a. 3 3& 34; 2 40mm., 8 20mm., 2 act, 8 dcp, 1 dcp(hh), 3 21& 34; tt.; cf. Edsall)The first Holder (DE 401) was launched by Brown Ship building Co., Houston, Tex., 27 November 1943; sponsorefl by Mrs. Annette Holder, mother of Lieutenant ( junior grade) Holder, and commissioned 18 January 1944, Lt.
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