Exochorda commissioned 27 Dec 1940 as transport USS Harry Lee, AP-17; later redesignated attack transport APA-10. Returned to civilian service in 1946; sold to Turkey 1948 and renamed Tarsus. Excalibur commissioned 1 May 1942 as transport USS Joseph Hewes, AP-50; sunk in Fedala Roads during Operation Torch, 11 Nov 1942 by U173. Excambion commissioned 9 May 1942 as transport USS John Penn, AP-51; later redesignated attack transport APA-23. Sunk by Japanese aircraft off Guadalcanal 13 Aug 1943.