Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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El Cano

El Cano (IX-79), a schooner, was acquired 8 August 1942 as Pioneer, renamed El Cano in honor of Elcano (PG-38) on 17 August 1942, and served in a noncommissioned status in the 11th Naval District during World War II.