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APD-113 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1945-Keel Date: 20 MAR 1945
at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Hingham MA
MAY1945-Launch Date: 12 MAY 1945
JUL1945-Commissioned: 26 JUL 1945
APR1946-Decommissioned: 29 APR 1946

APD-113 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: James E. Earheart

Complement: 204 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2130 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to Mexican Navy 12 December 1963