USS Ely (DE-309)
|Namesake:||Lieutenant Arthur V. Ely (1912-1942), U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient|
|Builder:||Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California|
|Laid down:||2 August 1943|
|Launched:||10 April 1944|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs. Ann G. Ely|
|Fate:||Construction cancelled, 5 September 1944; scrapped incomplete 1945|
|Type:||Evarts-class destroyer escort|
|Beam:||35 ft 2 in (10.72 m)|
|Draft:||11 ft (3.4 m) (max)|
|Speed:||19 knots (35 km/h; 22 mph)|
|Range:||4,150 nmi (7,690 km)|
|Complement:||15 officers and 183 enlisted|
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.